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Re: Plant Police- need suggestion

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plant Police- need suggestion
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 16:46:35 -0600
  • References: <9028642.1118867096047.JavaMail.root@sniper5>

> ...One is doing the hollow in the middle thing that someone mentioned. I
> wonder what causes that.

Age.  Kinda like a bald spot.  Some grasses die out in the middle as the
grow  - like siberian iris.  One of our huge Ravenna grasses is doing that.
They'll never get it out.  so they found a small one and planted it in the
hollowed out middle.  Maybe it will work.

Kitty'

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A A HODGES" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2005 2:24 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plant Police- need suggestion


> Interesting how it can spread so much in one part of the country and stay
> compact in the other. I do have a couple of variegated Miscanthus that are
> HUGE! One is doing the hollow in the middle thing that someone mentioned.
I
> wonder what causes that. I try not to move grass unless I HAVE to ;-0 as
> you're right, it's a chore. Almost as bad as bamboo (I guess that makes
> sense as it's a grass also..........)
>
> The only time I ever really had to deal with a bad one was some Pampass
> grass at my old place. I think my Dad finally chainsawed it out after I
had
> burned it down and beaten it half to death and I still couldn't get it
out!
> LOL!
> A
>
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 6/15/2005 8:45:27 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plant Police- need suggestion
> >
> > In a message dated 6/15/05 5:30:52 AM, hodgesaa@earthlink.net writes:
> >
> > << Ceres, I guess my Zebra grass has stayed tight as it is in heavy clay
> >>
> >
> > Andrea, mine was tight but huge.  Removing grass is a task.
> >     Ceres
> >
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