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Re: Black Swallowtail Caterpillars/ First time here


Ohmigosh Gene - what a great idea!

On 7/30/06, Gene Bush <genebush@otherside.com> wrote:
>
> Well, Auralie
>    If you can not talk your garden club into getting together for making
> hypertufa containers, then come on down for a visit this coming September
> and October. JoAn will be giving her classes here the very last of Sept.
> or
> early October. Only two class are scheduled right now, but more will be
> added if needed.
>    I have a big itch to make some new tufa containers in rather large
> sizes
> and mix them with galvanized containers of various sizes and shapes from a
> watering trough to a foot tub... Place the arrangement up on the hill with
> a
> stone wall as the background near the entrance of the new greenhouse. Fill
> them with lots of trailing "stuff".
>    Gene E. Bush
> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> www.munchkinnursery.com
> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
> > Hi, Gene
> >  I love the looks of hypertufa containers, but have never had any.
> > Maybe that's a project for my garden club next year.  I don't know
> > where I'd put them, but I'm sure I would find a place.  I still have
> > to be careful about what I plant in them - the deer don't mind
> > plants in containers.  They have nibbled my extensive container
> > plantings of caladiums, which are supposed to be toxic.  I had
> > put the caladiums around more vulnerable plants like hibiscus
> > and miniature roses - got those too.  They climbed over a large
> > planter on my front doorstep and through a foot-wide gap right
> > next to the house in the fish-line protecton around the front
> > bed, and wiped out my hosta bed.  Still, maybe next year...
> > Auralie
>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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