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Re: Surry Gardens, weather, corn plant


Beautiful pics Chris!  All at your place?  WOW.

Pam

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 09 Mar 2003 22:02:03 -0800

>Chris, I have one of those that is trying to shoot through the roof but 
>it's never flowered.  How did you get it to do that?
>
>DF
>
>Chris wrote:
>
>>Dear Marge and Theresa, 
>>
>>Thank you for your comments in regards to my article!  I hope that it is
>>well received.  A lot of the content is dedicated to descriptions of
>>plants that could be used with daylilies and I'm thinking that daylily
>>people may find it too tedious! I added a paragraph about Zone 3 plants,
>>so that should appease those from points north. Oh, well, you can't
>>please everyone!  The editor of the newsletter approached me after
>>reading it, so at least she was interested!  As Marge and others know,
>>writing is a lot of work!
>>
>>As I looked out the window I could see that some of our snow cover is
>>melting.  I can see some grass today!  The flower beds seem to hold the
>>snow longer and they've got at least 6" still on them!  There's no way I
>>can start any clean up yet.  Parts of the yard are flooded.  I've got
>>15' ponds!  It's interesting to note though where water is puddleing and
>>where it is high and dry.
>>
>>I have a Corn Plant, Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana', that's about 8'
>>-10' high.  It's been filling the house with the most delicious
>>fragrance!  The bloom stalk is about 18" long and so heavy that it broke
>>off one of the minor trunks!  I'm going to post some pics if you'd like
>>to look.  Those of you in FLA get to enjoy this fragrance outdoors, but
>>for us it's a bit of spring in the air!
>>
>>Photos: http://photos.yahoo.com/chrispnpt
>>
>>
>>Chris
>>Long Island, NY
>>Zone 7
>>
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Kemp TX/zone 8A



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