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RE: Re: [CHAT vinca


You must be Italian :)

Actually I have a cookbook with hundreds of recipes using native plants.
Can't say I eat them, but interesting reading none the less.

Donna

> 
> They eat them! In fact, you can get seeds for dandelion cultivars
(more
> tasty, I presume!).
> Cathy
> On Friday, February 28, 2003, at 03:27 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:
> 
> > I believe that every plant has a purpose..for sure.  Even
dandelions.
> > :-)
> >
> >
> > Jesse Rene' Bell
> > Claremore, OK
> > Zone 6
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >> From: romans810@juno.com
> >> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: [CHAT] Re: [CHAT vinca
> >> Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 13:02:59 -0800
> >>
> >> the vinca
> >> The day I had my chemo, The Dr. & I talked about plants used in
> >> research
> >> & he said Vinca was one of many they're looking at. God created
these
> >> for
> >> a purpose.
> >>
> >> Tony Veca <><
> >> Another Gr888 Day in Paradise !!!!!
> >> Vancouver, WA
> >>
> >> On Fri, 28 Feb 2003 11:28:47 -0600 "Tricia"
<pdickson@nts-online.net>
> >> writes:
> >> > Gene,
> >> > Thanks so much for the information.  I love the vinca and it
makes
> >> > the spot
> >> > under the maple trees where I don't have to mow .  I do use it in
> >> > pots
> >> > too... and with a blue hosta sounds wonderful.
> >> > Thanks again,
> >> > Tricia
> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> > From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
> >> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> > Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 6:27 AM
> >> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Question re: Astilbe
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > > Hello Tricia,
> >> > >     Yes, we do move the containers to a protected spot. We have
a
> >> > place
> >> > > behind the garage out of the prevailing winter winds. We make a
> >> > "room" of
> >> > > bales of straw the size we need each early winter, them move
the
> >> > pots into
> >> > > this holding area. Large pots in the middle, the smaller ones
out
> >> > near the
> >> > > bales. Sometimes we stuff leaves in between the containers, but
do
> >> > not
> >> > cover
> >> > > the tops. Want them to breathe and not get soggy during the
cold.
> >> > I do not
> >> > > remember loosing anything in this manner that was perennial to
> >> > begin with.
> >> > >     In another month we will get the containers out, begin to
move
> >> > them
> >> > into
> >> > > position. Too early to go for the tender perennials and annuals
as
> >> > yet. If
> >> > > your variegated vinca is all that aggressive, why not place it
in
> >> > a large
> >> > > container for trailing with one of the big blue hosta?
> >> > >     Gene E. Bush
> >> > > Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> >> > > www.munchkinnursery.com
> >> > > genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> >> > > Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> >> > >
> >> > > ----- Original Message -----
> >> > > > Gene,
> >> > > > I am going to try putting my hostas in pots... I have some
> >> > wonderful
> >> > > hostas
> >> > > > but have thought this year the variegated vinca is going to
be
> >> > so
> >> > > aggressive
> >> > > > that I might have to move them.  Do you move the pots to a
more
> >> > protected
> >> > > > area during the winter?
> >> > > > Tricia
> >> > > > zone 6b
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> >
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> >> Tony Veca <><
> >> Another Gr888 Day in Paradise !!!!!
> >> Vancouver, WA
> >>
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