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Re: Ceres/bringing the yard inside


Good Lord. Well, all I can say is that I'm glad I live where I do. I love my
tropical look so I'm fortunate in that things like the Thunbergia, Duranta,
all my elephant ears, clerodendrum, gingers, crinums, cannas, dahlias,
crocosmia, etc will come back. They do die to the ground, (Thank goodness on
the Thunbergia or I wouldn't be able to get in the yard) but they all come
back faithfully. Tibouchina will actually overwinter too if it's in the
right spot. I have no right spots here, but at my old house it actually
stayed evergreen. It was planted on the fence and sheltered by a row of
pines. Please be careful and don't hurt yourself!

I'll be bringing in a lot of stuff, but not nearly that much. I need to get
started on cleaning out the greenhouse. It actually has a perennial morning
glory growing inside of it. What's that all about?

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, October 11, 2004 10:14 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Andrea/Fine Gardening/Salvia


> In a message dated 10/11/04 8:18:31 PM, hodgesaa@earthlink.net writes:
>
> << I know, I have VERY few things that I actually dig up and move to the
>
> indoors. >>
>
> Andrea, you would not believe the # of plants I am conditioning to bring
in.
> Tomorrow I will begin the big wash & cleanup.  I have a Tibouchina, 3
> hibiscus & 1 hibiscus tree, 2 banana, 2 lg mandevillas, 3 Acalypha,
Abutilon, very lg
> Allamanda, lg Ginger, several Alternanthera, lots of different Coleus &
> begonias, Cordyline, Dianella, couple  lg specialty geranium, a new
plectranthus I
> tried for the first time, Pseuderanthemum, Ruellia, 3 salvia, Sanchezia,
lg
> Thunbergia,  1 Alocasia  (all other alocasia & colocasia are saved as
bulbs),
> Aglaia, Bougainvillea, Brunfelsia, citrus, lg Clerodendrum, Crossandra,
Duranta,
> Hoya, Jasminum, Murraya, Christmas cactus, Stephanotis, Streptocarpella,
> Hamilia, 2 varieties of sencio and others I am sure I missed.  I started d
igging
> the dahlias, cannas, crinum, elephant ears, crocosmia, eucomis,
hymenocallis,
> Ornithogalum, Gloriosa this afternoon.  I went to the dr & he okayed I
could
> now work in the garden.
>     I haven't decided what to do about a couple of passiflora.  Also
> discovered I failed to bring out 3 pots of achimenes so they spent the
season in the
> basement.  I'm sure they will be to pitch now.
>     By next week all will be in place!
>         Ceres
>
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