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Re: soil types and pH

My Blanche something honeysuckle generally blooms all winter, as do the
rosemary shrubs and the winter honeysuckle big shrub going bonkers
currently and the camellia. In winter even a little color will keep you
relatively sane. You former AHS list folks may remember the winter I
grew morning glories all over my bathroom - that was a scream....

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: <mlrasmus@rockwellcollins.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 2 Sep 2003 11:50:10 -0500

>>it (camilla) provides much needed color in the winter!!
>Color in winter???  What a concept, Pam!  We have to rely on the red stems
>of woody shrubs for our color.  That, and leaving the plumes on the
>ornamental grasses - absolutely beautiful with snowflakes or frost on them
>in the cold sunlight in the mornings.
>As to my soil - it is wonderful!  Good Iowa black dirt loam, not too sandy
>and no clay.  A bit acidic because of the 100 year old pines trees around
>the house. That's where I live now.  When we eventually move about 40 miles
>south I will go from a shade gardener to building house/gardens in the
>middle of a six acre (corn this year) field with a small waterway running
>through it on the way to a big lake at the bottom of the property.  That
>soil has a lot of clay in it.  There will be a tiller in my future.  And
>lots of raised beds.
>I enjoyed the Bridgewood website, too, Marge.  Yet another bookmark from
>this amazing group.
>Iowa z4b moving to 5!
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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