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
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

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

RSS story archive

Re: Spring Gardening

I didn't see a pick of your new Bugbane, Chris.  Actaea, Cimi, whatever,
what new cultivar did you get?  I got James Compton, a dwarf last year.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Chris@widom-assoc.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, May 21, 2004 8:46 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Spring Gardening

> I haven't had time to post much, nor have I had time to do as much
> gardening as I need to, but I've been trying to keep up with everyone!
> I had some losses this year.  The butterfly bushes were hit hard and I
> lost the yellow 'Honeycomb'  and I think 'Black Night' as well.  The
> others are showing new growth mostly from the base.  Should I thin out
> the suckers to a few?  Should I tip prune them to encourage side
> branching?  I think my nandinas bit the dust.  I'm very disappointed
> about their demise and I may replace them.  My aronias look lovely and
> the PHYSOCARPUS 'DIABLO'  (NINEBARK) is responding well to being pruned
> back in late winter.  I trimmed back my nepetas this year and plan to
> try pruning sedum 'Autumn Joy' as well to keep it stocky.  (I know it's
> not sedum any more, but I'm old-fashioned).  The
> CIMICIFUGA PURPUREA, again, wrong scientific name, is enormous!  I
> bought a new cultivar to try.
> I posted a few pictures of odds and ends at:
> http://f1.pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/chrispnpt/my_photos (See Spring 2004).
> I need to take some shots in the morning light!  I'm always shooting
> after work in the twilight!  I'll add more overviews soon.
> Chris
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 7
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Support hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!
> http://www.hort.net/funds/

Support hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!

  • Follow-Ups:

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

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement