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Re: RE: todays experience

So very true.  And our nurseries here need to carry more xeriscape stuff considering we have 8 month droughts some years.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Lynda Young
Sent: 5/7/2004 8:19:36 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: RE: [CHAT] todays experience

> The owners I've spoken to in this area says it's better business to
> stick with the well-known, comfortable plants that everyone recognizes.
> Not enough space or money to invest a lot in plants that most people are
> not familiar with.  
> But, isn't that part of the fun of gardening?  Stretching the limits and
> trying something new in the hope of finding a great addition to your
> plantings.  Unfortunately, it seems you can only do that through
> mail-order in most cases.  Certainly not everything you get will thrive,
> but when an experiment works it is a real thrill.  
> Lynda
> Zone 7 - West Tn 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Donna 
> Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2004 9:31 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] todays experience
> Yeah I am kinda worried about that.... There are so many more choices
> via mail order, but I always wondered about that.. like if they are
> really hardy and grow able here, why isn't any of the nurseries carrying
> them? I understand the big box stores only do the main plants, but what
> about the specialty ones?
> Anyone care to explain it to me?
> Donna
> > 
> > Uh-oh, Donna.  Careful - you might get hooked with this mail order 
> > thing!  And, believe me, I know whereof I speak ;o)
> > 
> > Lynda
> > Zone 7 - West TN
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