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Re: what does your garden grow

Ok, I will try to box up these things this week.  Around here the birds
love both the cosmos and celosia.  What is your address?

Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN

> [Original Message]
> From: Jesse Bell <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 10/03/2003 6:39:57 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] what does your garden grow
> Hi Bonnie...I'd love to try the orange cosmos,fuchsia celosia, bronze
> and Rudbeckia fulgida. I planted bronze fennel this year and it
> disappeared.  Not sure if it was eaten or just died.  Weird.
> Jesse Rene' Bell
> Claremore, OK
> Zone 6
> >From: "Bonnie Holmes" <holmesbm@usit.net>
> >Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >To: "Agardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >Subject: [CHAT] what does your garden grow
> >Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2003 08:56:53 -0700
> >
> >I find it interesting to see what plants seem to take off in what
> >gardens, even in the same zone. My garden seems to like orange cosmos,
> >fuchsia celosia, bronze fennel, Ajuga repatans, Ceratostigma
> >plumbaginoides, Rudbeckia fulgida, Vernonia gigantea, Buddleia davidii,
> >Cercis canadensis (I pull these out like weeds), and Liriodendron
> >tulipifera...all of which seem to reproduce with no effort.
> >
> >
> >These may be the easiest for all to reproduce but I find myself giving
> >these "passalongs" fairly frequently, especially to new gardeners. Let
> >me know if any of you are interested.
> >
> >
> >Also, started my Master Gardener's course. There are a couple of Master
> >Gardeners from other regions in the class...one from Florida where is
> >soil, plants, and climate are completely different. The first class was
> >on lawn maintenance...not one of my favorites as I don't favor a lawn
> >for me. Recently read that Americans first had kitchen and cottage
> >gardens. The lawn evolved during the Victorian era when people visited
> >on foot. It allowed the view of people walking to "visits" and provided
> >a nice entrance for those coming to the front door. Also, using shrubs
> >in the front of the house was due to the need to cover up unsightly
> >construction when homes were raised to put in furnaces and plumbing. I
> >am not sure what "lawns" are for now, other than exercise.
> >
> >
> >Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN
> >
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