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RE: Petunias
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: RE: Petunias
  • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 13:47:52 -0700

I'm neutral about lavender scent on its own but it grows so well here I
always have some. Being into home preserving, I have used it to make
lavender honey and lavender-peach jam - both of which are wonderful. 

Cyndi 


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Daryl
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 1:28 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Petunias

I'm one of the oddballs that doesn't much care for Lavender, either,
though 
I enjoyed being in the Lavender fields near you a few years ago for the
GWA 
symposium.

d

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 4:14 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Petunias


> Me too, Daryl. I never did care for the smell of petunias. But since
all 
> the women in my life seem to like it, I thought maybe it was a  gender

> thing. :)
>
>
> On Mar 31, 2010, at 12:45 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:
>
>> Wow...isn't strange how things stick with you forever?  Certain
smells
>> make me sick too, Wintergreen and Spearmint do that to me.
>>
>>
>> On 3/31/10, Daryl <dp2413@comcast.net> wrote:
>>> Do you have a state Market Bulletin? If not, check out Georgia's 
>>> (quick,
>>> before they shut it down). There are usually ads for old-timey
Petunias 
>>> and
>>> other plants. http://www.agr.state.ga.us/mbads/
>>>
>>> I absolutely can't stand Petunia smell, but that's because when I
was 
>>> 5, my
>>> mother lost half her foot to a lawn mower accident, so deadheading
her
>>> Petunias became my responsibility. The stink and the stickiness and
the 
>>> heat
>>> were something that I've never been able to overcome. I forgave
'Purple
>>> Wave' because it cleans itself, but it's still pretty stinko to me.
>>>
>>> d
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jesse Bell"
<justjess01@gmail.com>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 2:49 PM
>>> Subject: [CHAT] Petunias
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Can anybody recommend an old fashioned, heirloom petunia? And
where to
>>>> find them or the seeds?  I love the smell of them, but they all
seem
>>>> to be hybrids now and that takes away some of the scent.  I love
the
>>>> LOOK of the "wave" petunias, and have grown them, but they can't
beat
>>>> the original fragrance.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Jesse R. Bell
>>>>
>>>>
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>>
>> -- 
>> Jesse R. Bell
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>
> Inland Jim
> Willamette Valley
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