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Re: In the garden and out

I swear redbuds and walnuts grow the longest taproots and if you don't
get them out of the ground while they are still small (like a few inches
or so tall) then you end up digging them out instead of pulling them.
And if you're fool enough to leave them alone and let them grow for a
year...ugh! You'll be digging forever to get them out!

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Wed 06/23, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 20:35:37 -0500
Subject: Re: [CHAT] In the garden and out

You could call it that. You don't want to let them hang around inot
the<br>next year cuz then they're harder to pull.<br>Kitty<br>-----
Original Message ----- <br>From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org><br>To:
<gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2004 3:56
PM<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT] In the garden and out<br><br><br>> Does that
mean they're invasive?<br>><br>> On Wednesday, June 23, 2004, at 10:30
AM, Kitty wrote:<br>><br>> > Plenty of redbud seedlings and a few pin
oak here too, but count<br>> > yourself<br>> > lucky on the maples. Here
we count them in the 1000s.<br>> > Kitty<br>> ><br>> > ----- Original
Message -----<br>> > From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com><br>> > To:
<gardenchat@hort.net><br>> > Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2004 1:28 AM<br>>
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] In the garden and out<br>> ><br>> ><br>> >> I'll
bet in an average year I must pull about 200 redbud seedlings and<br>>
>> another 100 or so maple/oak seedlings out of my yard...not to
mention<br>> >> a<br>> >> few hundred walnut seedlings as well. If I
left every tree on my<br>> >> property growing where it wanted to grow,
I would be a candidate for a<br>> >> prize in re-forestation...<br>>
>><br>> >><br>> >><br>> >> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)<br>> >><br>> >> "The most
beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."<br>> >> --Albert
Einstein<br>> >><br>> >> --- On Sun 06/20, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net >
wrote:<br>> >> From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]<br>> >> To:
gardenchat@hort.net<br>> >> Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2004 14:18:20 -0500<br>>
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] In the garden and out<br>> >><br>> >> The garden
is maturing. choices made 10 yrs ago aren't compatible<br>> >>
anymore.<br>Along the south side is a Blue Spruce that had a redbud
on<br>> >> each side. These<br>are OK redbuds that grow to ridiculous
heights.<br>> >> The<br>> >> east one was inhibiting<br>growth of the
spruce so I cut it down<br>> >> several<br>> >> yrs ago. Now the west
one is<br>too close to it. The Pin Oak that is<br>> >> about 15-20 ft to
the west of the<br>red

bud has really grown too so<br>> >> that<br>> >> the rb in the middle is
unnecessary for<br>screening. This job should<br>> >> really be done
when dormant so I don't have to<br>deal with the<br>> >>
leaves.<br><br>Obviously, I didn't plan too well, but I don't come
by<br>> >> this gardening stuff<br>naturally. However, I'm still happy I
did it<br>> >> this way insrtead of having<br>to wait 10 yrs for a good
screen. The<br>> >> redbuds are cheap; they served their<br>purpose. The
only hitch is<br>> >> taking them down carefully so they don't
smash<br>anything. I took<br>> >> down<br>> >> 2 huge apple trees years
ago without a hitch, but I<br>now have more<br>> >> prized items in
jeopardy than I did then. I'll try to get it<br>to<br>> >> fall<br>> >>
south into the easement.<br><br>Kitty<br><br>----- Original Message<br>>
>> ----- <br>From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net><br>To:<br>> >>
<gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent: Sunday, June 20, 2004 1:06<br>> >>
PM<br>Subject:<br>> >> RE: [CHAT] In the garden and out<br><br><br>>
Taking down a tree....<br>> >> e-gads! Why?<br>><br>>
Donna<br>><br>><br>> ><br>> > It's so very nice<br>> >> and cool here
today, but should get back in the 80's<br>> by<br>> ><br>> >> Tuesday.
I'm contemplating taking down a redbud tree and cool<br>> >>
weather<br>> > makes<br>> > the job more appealing.<br>> ><br>> ><br>>
>> Cracked the pot, eh Jim? Check with Bonnie, she may want the<br>> >>
pieces!<br>> ><br>> > Kitty<br>><br>><br>> >>
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