hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

RE: callas/cats


Theresa:  I'm so sorry for your loss...


Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Tue 05/06, Theresa- yahoo < tchessie@yahoo.com > wrote:
From: Theresa- yahoo [mailto: tchessie@yahoo.com]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 20:31:10 -0700
Subject: RE: [CHAT] callas/cats

Ok- I'll check online too. By the way Pam- I did end up putting my cat
to<br>sleep yesterday. She had a tumor that the vet said was likely
cancerous and<br>was going into kidney failure. Sweet thing, purred the
whole time. Think<br>she was relieved to go, and I cried the whole way
home. My husband had<br>bought a fabulous chocolate cake and what home
when I got back. Amazing<br>what a hog and chocolate will do to improve
nearly any situation. So, now<br>I'm down to 3 cats again. One keeps
looking for her and another has been<br>like velcro to me. We are all
going through an adjustment period
here.<br><br>Theresa<br><br>-----Original Message-----<br>From:
owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On<br>Behalf
Of Pamela J. Evans<br>Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2003 4:43 AM<br>To:
gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos: tchessie's
photo(s)/callas/<br><br><br>yes there are dwarf cannas. I think I saw
some in the Brent's and Becky's<br>bulb c

atalog, will have to look when I get home.<br><br>---------- Original
Message ----------------------------------<br>From: David Franzman
<dfranzma@pacbell.net><br>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Date: Mon, 05
May 2003 21:10:56 -0700<br><br>>If tall is the issue there are Canna
types that only get a couple of<br>>feet tall. I have a really nice one
that is called...I think...tiger<br>>eye or something similar.
Beautiful.<br>><br>>DF<br>><br>>cathy carpenter wrote:<br>><br>>> If
canna would be too tall, so would all the hibiscus.<br>>> Cathy<br>>> On
Sunday, May 4, 2003, at 11:23 PM, Theresa- yahoo wrote:<br>>><br>>>>
They are too tall. There is a raised bricked bed right behind
this<br>>>> area, so<br>>>> I dont want to totally obscure it. What a
delimma... In the mean<br>>>> time, I'm<br>>>> going to give the couple
of japanese iris a got a try. Hey- tell me<br>>>> more<br>>>> about the
hibiscus moscuetos...<br>>>><br>>>> Theresa<br>>>><br>>>> -----Original
Message--

---<br>>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On<br>>>> Behalf Of David
Franzman<br>>>> Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 8:48 PM<br>>>> To:
gardenchat@hort.net<br>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos: tchessie's
photo(s)/callas/<br>>>><br>>>><br>>>> What about more canna? Or did you
say you had enough of that?<br>>>><br>>>> DF<br>>>><br>>>> David
Franzman wrote:<br>>>><br>>>>> Hibiscus moscuetos! Swamp
mallow.<br>>>>><br>>>>> DF<br>>>>><br>>>>> Theresa- yahoo
wrote:<br>>>>><br>>>>><br>>>>><br>>>>>> I'm sure it is a drainage
problem, but what is the difference<br>>>>>> between wet<br>>>>>> and
poor drainage? And any other plant suggestions would be<br>>>>>>
appreciated.<br>>>>>> This spot used to have pea gravel covering the
whole thing (now I<br>>>>>> think I<br>>>>>> know why!) There is a
concrete mow strip around it and I have run<br>>>>>> into<br>>>>><br>>>>
some<br>>>><br>>>>>> rock/concrete chunks buried in it too (these have
been unremovab

le<br>>>>>> due to<br>>>>>> size and proximity to the sidewalk and a
brick raised bed. So....<br>>>>>> still<br>>>>>> need a plan. None of
the "cheap" nurseries in the area had<br>>>>>> japanese iris-<br>>>>>>
so I will hunk more tomorrow. There used to be an Iris grower
around<br>>>>><br>>>> here-=<br>>>><br>>>>>> not sure if they still
exist though.<br>>>>>><br>>>>>> Theresa<br>>>>>><br>>>>>> -----Original
Message-----<br>>>>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On<br>>>>>> Behalf Of Island
Jim<br>>>>>> Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 1:50 PM<br>>>>>> To:
gardenchat@hort.net<br>>>>>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos:
tchessie's photo(s)/callas<br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>> surprised they
don't like the wet area. the natives in florida are<br>>>>>>
called<br>>>>>> "swamp lilies" because that's where they grow. somewhere
i've got<br>>>>>> pictures<br>>>>>> of them growing among lotus in a
retention pond. maybe it's a<br>>>>>> drainage<br>>>>>> pro

blem rather than a wet problem.<br>>>>>><br>>>>>> At 01:42 PM 5/4/03
-0700, you wrote:<br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>>> Well,
I'm going to the grocery store now, so we'll see if they<br>>>>>>> are
still<br>>>>>>> there. But really, I have to rip up more grass if I'm
going to buy<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>
anything<br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>>> else. But I don't
have the cash right now to put in more windsor<br>>>>>>> wall<br>>>>>>>
blocks to hold the soil from running right off the slope of
the<br>>>>>>> yard into<br>>>>>>> the street. I bought 2 5-gallon sized
oregon grapes this AM-<br>>>>>>> they
were<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>
only<br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>>> $11 each. I'm trying
to find some iris to try in my wet area out<br>>>>>>> front.<br>>>>>>>
The yellow callas clearly hate it there- in fact they are<br>>>>>>>
rotting. So on<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>

>>>> to<br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>>> plan
B.<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>> Oh, and I clearly am guilty of color scrutiny- I
have yanked out<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>
everything<br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>>> pink that was
next to the house out front (they were all given<br>>>>>>> away,
well<br>>>>>>> except the crepe myrtle tree that I did give away, but it
died<br>>>>>>> anyway)-<br>>>>>>> clashed horribly with the color brick.
Orange should be fine<br>>>>>>> though-<br>>>>>><br>>>>
since<br>>>><br>>>>>>> my America rose looks great with the
brick.<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>> Theresa<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>
-----Original Message-----<br>>>>>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On<br>>>>>>> Behalf Of Kitty
Morrissy<br>>>>>>> Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 8:19 AM<br>>>>>>> To:
gardenchat@hort.net<br>>>>>>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos:
tchessie's photo(s)<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>> Re> vivid ora

nge ones now!<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>> Ah!, The long-coveted Ornithogalum
dubium! Years ago, Van<br>>>>>>> Bourgondien<br>>>>>>> showed it in
their catalogue as hardy to Zone 3. Couldn't<br>>>>>>> believe
it.<br>>>>>>> Called and they said "no, that's a misprint." I woner how
many<br>>>>>>> suckers<br>>>>>>> jumped on that one. FIND a plance for
it, Theresa. Nature doesn't<br>>>>>>> scrutinize the color wheel, why
should you?<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>
Kitty<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>>
[Original Message]<br>>>>>>>> From: Theresa- yahoo
<tchessie@yahoo.com><br>>>>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>>>>>>>>
Date: 5/4/2003 12:45:20 AM<br>>>>>>>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos:
tchessie's photo(s)<br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>> Thanks- I should have taken a
picture with my hand near it so<br>>>>>>>> you
could<br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>
tell<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>> how large it is.
It really is much differe

nt than a star of<br>>>>>>>>
bethleham,<br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>
sort<br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>> of like
comparing a dandelion to a dahlia.<br>>>>>>>> I noticed that the grocery
store where my husband got this last<br>>>>>>>> year had<br>>>>>>>>
vivid orange ones now! I don't really have a place for an<br>>>>>>>>
orange one,<br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>
but<br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>><br>>>>>>>> if I ever see a
yellow one, I'm buying it!<br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>>
Theresa<br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>> -----Original Message-----<br>>>>>>>>
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net<br>>>>>>>>
[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On<br>>>>>>>> Behalf Of Kitty
Morrissy<br>>>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, May 03, 2003 9:46 PM<br>>>>>>>> To:
gardenchat@hort.net<br>>>>>>>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos:
tchessie's photo(s)<br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>><br>>>>>>>> Theresa,<br>>>>>>>>
Great pics. The ol' Star of Bethlehem ha

_______________________________________________
Join Excite! - http://www.excite.com
The most personalized portal on the Web!

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT



Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index



 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement