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Re: "stuff' to do
  • Subject: Re: "stuff' to do
  • From: Cornergar@aol.com
  • Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 10:48:54 EST

Gene, I can identify with "out of room" in the greenhouse. I am wondering  
if it would work to put some newly potted gal. perennials out on shade  
shelves and cover them with a row cover. These shelves are off the ground about  
2'. It is still getting down to slightly below freezing at night. What do 
you  think? Kathy
In a message dated 3/8/2010 7:25:25 A.M. Central Standard Time,  
genebush@netsurfusa.net writes:

That  time of the year here..
All the new starts are arriving and  being potted up to grow on.
Seeds to sow and heat to turn up in the  greenhouse, all that "stuff".
Already out of room in the greenhouse and  things are just beginning for 
spring (and this fall).
Did take the time to fertilize all my azalea. Soil is still frozen
in  shadow places on this north side of the hill. Snowdrops are up and  in
bloom. Hellebores are beginning to open. Witch-hazel are in full bloom  and

Gene E. Bush
Munchkin Nursery &  Gardens,LLC
Garden Writer - Photographer -   Lecturer

-----Original Message-----
From:  owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
Of  What's going on?  Or not going on?
I felt totally isolated when our  power was out for four days,
and one of the things I missed most was my  online contacts
with this group.  Now after nearly a week, I have had  only
one email from the group.  Is everyone out gardening?   Or
have I somehow been dropped from the list? It's a bit
spooky not to  hear anything at all from the group.

Since we are still ice-bound there  is no gardening activity.
I have been intending to crow that my Bowiea is  blooming.
I know that it would be hard to find less impressive  blooms,
but the tiny, 1/4 inch blossoms are really lovely little  
six-petaled lily-like blooms.  Anything that blooms at this
time  of the year is  welcome


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