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Re: Fwd: growing gardenias indoors


Another two cents: Since they are native to a rather humid climate, they may appreciate occasional misting indoors, especially in winter.

On May 10, 2008, at 12:20 PM, cathy carpenter wrote:

Does "sprayed" mean insecticidal soap, insecticide, herbicide????
Cathy
Quincy, IL
z5b
On May 10, 2008, at 7:59 AM, Pam Evans wrote:

OK Cathy (and anyone else interested in trying this) here's what mother said
about the gardenia.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Nancy Evans <evansnm@ptd.net>
Date: May 10, 2008 6:24 AM
Subject: Re: growing gardenias indoors
To: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>

Just normal care. Sprayed in utility tub every couple of months,use Peters
plant food (weak solution) when watering. West window.

----- Original Message -----
*From:* Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
*To:* Nancy Evans <evansnm@ptd.net>
*Sent:* Friday, May 09, 2008 5:16 PM
*Subject:* growing gardenias indoors


Hiya! One of the ladies on gardenchat (Cathy in IL) just got a potted gardenia as a Mother's Day gift. They are not hardy up there and she didn't think it would survive indoors. I told her about that huge one you had in the living room on Lockhart St. and told her I would ask you what you did for it. It was very healthy and bloomed like crazy as I recall. Any tips
you have will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks Mom!

xo - P

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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A



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Kemp TX
zone 8A

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Island Jim
Willamette Valley
44.99 N 123.04 W
Elevation 148'
Hardiness Zone 8/9
Heat Zone 5
Sunset Zone 6
Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
Maximum 86 F [30 C]

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