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Re: Weekend...

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weekend...
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2005 18:13:34 -0600
  • References: <3064868.1112025065945.JavaMail.root@sniper25>

Cyndi, I must have something wrong about your address in my address book; no
response to a couple of messages.  Could you write me about when to send
your Bulbine?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ AFFTC/ITSR" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, March 28, 2005 9:50 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Weekend...

> Oh to have 50 or 60 avocados in my backyard. And mangos. oh oh oh.
> I'm attempting to control my envy by thinking about all the bugs that live
> in Florida that I don't have.
> Cyndi
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Of james singer
> Sent: Saturday, March 26, 2005 4:48 PM
> To: Chat
> Subject: [CHAT] Weekend...
> without you-know-what.
> Potted up some pepper seedlings that geminated during the week and a
> bottle gourd seedling. Picked about 10 pounds of tomatoes and a handful
> of jalapeno peppers [our two major crops]. We've got pineapple starting
> to bloom, so I need to weed and fertilize them tomorrow.
> Tied several more orchids in the orange jasmines and on the ponytail
> palm and misted them all with Maxicrop. Figure this is probably a good
> fertilizer [1-0-4] for orchids living in trees. One of these orchids is
> the wild native that I glued [gooped] on the ponytail a year of so ago.
> It's finally begun to make itself at home, send out roots, and produce
> more fruiting bodies. Maybe next year I'll have enough plant to send
> Scottie a start I promised... oh... a year or so ago.
> When avocados bloom, they BLOOM--thousands of tiny flowers that are
> swarmed over by bees, wasps, flies, and things I've never seen before.
> Hundreds of them are fertilized and form baby fruit. Then, between
> fertilization and fruition, the tree begins sloughing off hundreds of
> fruits--until, I assume, it reaches some sort of accommodation between
> its ability to have children and its ability to support and nurture
> children. The crop at harvest will be somewhere around 50 or 60 fruits.
> I also noticed today that out big old mango was loaded with baby fruit
> and the lychee is in full bloom--more flower spikes and attendant bees
> than I've witnessed heretofore. Maybe a bumper crop, and that would be
> most welcome.
> One last note. The fig tree cuttings we started 2 years ago are now in
> 3-gallon pots and about 3 feet tall. They need to go into the ground
> sometime between now and the rainy season. One of them is already
> producing figs. My kind of tree.
> I apologize for being so gabby.
> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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