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Re: was plant sale now trees


When I design for folks, I always try to include a few "legacy trees". So
often, a homeowner with a bare lot only wants something fast growing like a
Maple, or (shudder) a Bradford Pear. It's hard, sometimes, to convince them
of the value of planting for the future. Sad.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "cathy carpenter" <cathyc@rnet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, October 06, 2003 7:40 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] HGTV show now plant sale

> As far as I'm concerned, we plant for the future - my white oaks are
> saplings that I will never see grow beyond middle age, but I wouldn't
> have it any other way. As a retired military person, I have planted
> many perennials and woodies around government quarters and rental
> units, and figured I was contributing to my community and my
> environment.
> Cathy

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