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Re: Catching up

Coleus do fine here Chris if you can keep them watered.  You have to be
pretty diligent, miss a day and you'll lose some.

On 6/24/06, Chris Petersen <chris@widom-assoc.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> Andrea, birthday wishes from me too!
> Theresa, how did your surgery go? BTW, I thought your patio looked super!
> Chris, I loved the photos of your rooftop nursery!  It is so nicely
> organized! Is everything still doing well?
> As of 3:00 yesterday - schools out for the summer!  And, my first open
> garden day for the national daylily convention is in 18 days!  I plan on
> doing some serious gardening between now and then!  Of course the weather
> people are predicting storms for the next week!
> I love to plant lots of containers.  Containers allow me to try new things
> and keep some of them on the deck for closer viewing. I always go
> overboard
> when buying unusual plants and this year was no exception! This photo
> isnt
> too unusual, but I liked the purple and chartreuse combination:
> http://snipurl.com/s7ci.
> I need to photograph the garden.  Lots of perennials are in bloom now! The
> lillium are starting to put on a show.  About five or six daylilies are
> blooming as well. I hate to mention the fact that we have had so much rain
> that my beds are looking over-stuffed!  I know that many of you are hoping
> for even a sprinkle.
> Could those of you from Texas comment on whether or not you can grow
> coleus?
> Another garden friend wants to know if it's too hot and humid in Texas for
> coleus. It can be pretty hot and humid here, and coleus do fine.
> Chris Petersen
> Northport, Long Island, New York
> Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
> chris@widom-assoc.com
> My garden: http://photos.yahoo.com/chrispnpt
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zone 8A

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