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Re: Today in the Garden


Oh, ok.  I water bulbs in after planting and then forget them, other than
mulching.
Kitty
neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 8:04 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Today in the Garden


> When I first moved here, I was in wind and storm alley. It would be
raining
> here, but not in areas around me, like where I work. With all the new
> construction that happened, the wind pattern has changed which also has
> changed the rain pattern.
>
> My land is higher than anyone's else's within a mile or so, which is why I
> picked this lot.... so definitely not a low land. We have heavy clay,
which
> I have been working on since day one!
>
> To clear some of the confusion- I do water them in, but don't continue to
> water till freeze, which is what I thought she was referring to. One year
I
> felt it was too dry here, so I was watering late... that was the year I
had
> the problem.
>
> Donna
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
> > Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 1:16 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Today in the Garden
> >
> > Donna, from things you've written over the years, I'd guess you get an
> > inordinate amount of rainfall and/or your land is low and/or doesn't
drain
> > well.    A brief watering in at planting time won't add much water
> > overall.
> > Bulbs will rot if you have standing water or soggy soil where they've
been
> > planted at any time.
> >
> > Kitty
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 8:54 AM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Today in the Garden
> >
> >
> > > I normally don't, but I also get a lot of moisture around now- hum,
> > well,
> > > not this year.
> > >
> > > Do you water normally in the fall Chris? I have lost some bulbs due to
> > rot
> > > when I had an extremely wet fall.-- disclaimer- might have been to the
> > bulbs
> > > themselves tho!
> > >
> > > Donna
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
On
> > > > Behalf Of Pam Evans
> > > > Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 6:10 AM
> > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Today in the Garden
> > > >
> > > > I always water mine in Chris.
> > > >
> > > > On 11/13/05, Chris Petersen <chris@widom-assoc.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Pam,
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm hoping along with everyone else that rain comes at last!
> > > > >
> > > > > If we don't get rain, should I water my bulbs in?
> > > > >
> > > > > Chris Petersen
> > > > > Northport, Long Island, New York
> > > > > Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
> > > > >
> > > > > chris@widom-assoc.com
> > > > > My garden: http://photos.yahoo.com/chrispnpt
> > > > >
> > > >
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> > > > Pam Evans
> > > > Kemp TX
> > > > zone 8A
> > > >
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