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Re: Looking for suggestions


How about one of the smaller Ilex? I have some by the house, north  
facing, and they have done well.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Mar 14, 2008, at 10:20 AM, David Franzman wrote:

> What about ferns?  They don't flower but they stay in a predicable  
> shape and can take the conditions you mention I think.
>
> DF
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Lynda Young <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent: Friday, March 14, 2008 6:21:25 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Looking for suggestions
>
> I believe it is just very slow draining, staying damp for long  
> periods.  Not
> ideal conditions around the foundation of a structure, I'm thinking.
>
> Lynda
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]  
> On Behalf
> Of Melody
> Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2008 6:20 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Looking for suggestions
>
> Also, I guess I was wanting to ask how much water does it hold? Is it
> just slow draining or does it actually collect standing water at  
> times?
>
>
>
> Blessings in Christ's mercy,
>
> Melody
>
> Work for the Lord:  the pay isn't much but the retirement is out of  
> this
> world!
>
> --- On Thu 03/13, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
> From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 18:20:44 -0400
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Looking for suggestions
>
> Lynda, I don't think anyone is actually ignoring you. We are just busy
> <br>counting our blessings in that that is not OUR front
> yard.<br>Kitty<br>neIN, Zone 5<br>----- Original Message -----  
> <br>From:
> "Lynda Young" <lyoung@grindertaber.com><br>To:
> <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 9:08
> AM<br>Subject: [CHAT] Looking for suggestions<br><br><br>> Got this
> query from a co-worker - thought you guys might have some good<br>>
> suggestions.<br>><br>><br>><br>> "My friend has an area in front of  
> her
> house that is facing north and that<br>> usually holds water. She  
> wants
> to put something evergreen, flowering that<br>> can be part-sun and
> water loving against her house in this area. Any<br>> suggestions?  
> It's
> more of a formal landscape area right up in front of <br>> her<br>>
> house, so no really big trees, etc. Something kind of shrub size, I
> <br>> guess.<br>> Thanks! "<br>><br>><br>><br>> Lynda<br>><br>> Zone  
> 7 -
> West TN<br>><br>>
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