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Re: Re: landscape

"carrot-like" ??  It is a carrot, isn't it?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 10:13 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: landscape

> Auralie, it also makes lovely pressed flower art and is an accent folks
> don't forget when added to a bouquet too!  I like the "carrot-like" scent
> it, too and the tiny purple flower in the center.
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 11:00 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: landscape
> Bonnie, my grandmother, who had moved from upstate NY to Fla as a child,
> very
> proud of growing Queen Ann's Lace in her garden. I was really surprised to
> find it as
> a roadside weed when I moved north.  I remember that she taught me to
> it by
> putting the stems in water colored with Easter-egg dyes. The flowers would
> take up the color and be pink, blue, green, or whatever.  She would make
> bouquets of vari-colored blossoms.
> I still allow some in my garden, but then I grow milkweed, too. I think it
> is
> a handsome
> plant and I love the scent of the flowers.  It grows in the narrow space
> between the drive
> and the large boulder, and when it blooms, the whole area smells of it.
> People tell me
> I have to get rid of those weeds, but they are really a favorite of mine.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 06/27/2004 10:46:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> wmorgan972@ameritech.net writes:
> I've been having trouble finding Queen Ann's Lace in our neighborhood.  I
> finally found some in an open lot across from Bill's office building and
> trudge through waist high (and higher) weeds to get to them.  I'd like to
> dig some up and put it in my garden, but I'd need to make certain of
> ownership and ask permission.  They'll probably look at me like I'm crazy
> for wanting a "weed." LOL!!!
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