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Re: Re: What Charley taught us


Isn't that what Theresa calls them??  I think of that every time I see one and it still cracks me up!

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: gary.carpenter@insightbb.com
Sent: 11/15/2004 4:51:20 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] What Charley taught us

Tree Rats!!!
Cathy
On Sunday, November 14, 2004, at 03:59 PM, james singer wrote:

> I had one--I think it's now past tense--that tore up my cutting beds  
> and newly potted seedlings with regularity. Whole plants disappeared.  
> Not just any seedlings, but somewhat hard to germinate ones like kwai  
> muk and phalsa. And I finally got tired of devising columns and cages  
> of hardware cloth to keep the pest away from potted up seedlings and  
> of replanting cuttings that were scattered all over the bench.
>
> Worked with a guy in DC once who said "If they didn't have that cute  
> bushy tail, there would be lots of squirrel extermination companies."  
> I think he was right.
>
> On Sunday, November 14, 2004, at 04:08 PM, Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
>>
>> Squirrels, Jim, I have no quarrel with.  I planted walnut trees for  
>> them and
>> feed them corn on the cob.  I put chicken wire around my bulbs and we
>> co-exist pretty well.   Unlike my dad, I probably won't find the time  
>> to
>> shell their walnuts for them, though.
>>
>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On  
>> Behalf
>> Of Theresa
>> Sent: Saturday, November 13, 2004 10:34 PM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] What Charley taught us
>>
>> with big sharp pointy teeth??
>>
>> Theresa
>>
>> Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
>>
>>> Jim, do you also have a vicious little furry bunny?
>>>
>>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> Behalf
>>> Of james singer
>>> Sent: Saturday, November 13, 2004 6:14 PM
>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] What Charley taught us
>>>
>>> Hi, Zem. We have both green and silver buttonwoods here, and have
>>> planted many--both as trees and shruberies [thank you, Monty Python].
>>> The big silvers make great, soft hedges.
>>>
>>> On Saturday, November 13, 2004, at 06:01 PM, Zemuly@aol.com wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> Jim, do you have button wood trees where you are.  We had some real
>>>> beauties
>>>> in our yard the Keys, but I heard that Georges removed them when he
>>>> visited
>>>> in 1997.  I know they are members of the mangrove family.
>>>>
>>>> zem
>>>> zone 7
>>>> West TN
>>>>
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>>> Island Jim
>>> Southwest Florida
>>> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
>>> Zone 10a
>>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
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