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Re: hummingbirds


They love all my salvias and will work those purple zinnias to death!  Also
the lavender when it's in bloom, they're all over that.  Caryopteris too.

On 3/9/06, Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com> wrote:
>
> Here they love the Salvia guarnitica.  They are just the coolest little
> birds.  My neighbor has dozens of feeders in her yard, and the hummers
> will
> let her know if she's not filling them fast enough.
> zem
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006 8:19 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] hummingbirds
>
>
> > Beard Tongue seems to be the big draw in my yard, though we have most of
> > the
> > plants they recommended on the site.  We had to move the Penstemon
> (Beard
> > Tongue) away from the garage door because we kept getting hummers
> trapped
> > in
> > the garage!  (They would fly up to the top to look for a way out and our
> > garage ceiling is 14' off the ground.  Then they couldn't find the door
> > wide
> > open many feet below.  I would have to get a feeder and hang it on a
> door
> > handle or something so they would find the way out.) I saw them a couple
> > of
> > times in the Echinacea, but not in the sage or on our butterfly bushes.
> >
> > Blessings,
> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf
> > Of Bonnie Holmes
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 6:22 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] hummingbirds
> >
> > Thanks so much for the information on hummers.  My sister has a
> "painting
> > room" with windows all around...hummers frequent a feeder and plants on
> > one
> > side and she loves them.  I sent her all info, including the site, which
> I
> > also found very interesting.  I have many of the plants listed as good
> for
> > hummers but have usually seen them (green) on the sage and butterfly
> bush.
> > Bonnie ETN Zone 7
> >
> >
> >> [Original Message]
> >> From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Date: 3/7/2006 9:06:22 AM
> >> Subject: RE: [CHAT] hummingbirds
> >>
> >> I imagine they did have to do scientific verification of the already
> >> established anecdotal observations of hummingbird memory.  I've always
> > heard
> >> that hummers knew exactly what was where and when it would be there to
> >> the extent that if a feeder was late being filled, they would alert
> >> the human
> > to
> >> fill it.  LOL!!!
> >>
> >> Blessings,
> >> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf
> >> Of Donna
> >> Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 5:58 AM
> >> To: gardenchat list
> >> Subject: [CHAT] hummingbirds
> >>
> >> Did everyone see the article on hummingbirds?
> >>
> >> http://snipurl.com/n9fy
> >>
> >> Donna
> >>
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--
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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