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RE: Re: Re: landscape

Thanks, Pam!  I'd like that!!!

Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of gardenqueen@academicplanet.com
Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 7:17 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Re: landscape

Bonnie - I leave mine for the butterflies until they get ratty and seedy
looking then I pull them up. I've still got some left to yank and can
save you some seeds if you would like them? They come back like
gangbusters every year! That's provided they haven't washed away in the
monsoon this am - LOL

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
Sent: 6/27/2004 9:59:58 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
> 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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