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Re: Re: Cosmos


I would love some too...  if I ever get home to garden again. 
I am still in Illiinois having a great time with my husband while he is
working.  Looking forward to fall and the fall color here.
Thank you for the offer,
Tricia


--- On Wed, 9/3/08, andreah <andreah@hargray.com> wrote:

From: andreah <andreah@hargray.com>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Cosmos
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2008, 5:17 AM

I would like to try some of the orange cosmos if I could.
A
----- Original Message -----
From: <holmesbm@usit.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, August 30, 2008 11:53 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: Cosmos


> My orange cosmos reseed each year.  The other colors don't as well.  I
> pinch off the seeds and save them for spots I want them to grow in the
> garden.  The removal of the seeds seems to keep them blooming.  In the
> fall, I like arrangements of Iron Weed, Golden Rod and orange cosmos.  If
> anybody wants some of these seeds, let me know.  Oh, yes, after a month of
> dry, hot weather, we had over two inches of rain this past week.  Yes!!!
>
>
>> [Original Message]
>> From: andreah <andreah@hargray.com>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Date: 8/29/2008 6:18:17 PM
>> Subject: [CHAT] Re: Cosmos
>>
>> Jesse maybe you should pinch them back when they are young-anyone ever
> tried
>> that with cosmos? I love them but have not had good luck with them.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Jesse Bell" <justjess01@gmail.com>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 3:22 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Pam - Purple Prince (?) Zinnias
>>
>>
>> > Ya know...I just don't know WHAT varieties they are
Tricia...sorry.
> Some
>> > are tall, and some are medium height.  I just saw some seeds that
I
> liked
>> > at
>> > Lowes one day and flung them out there ( I know...I'll never
make a
>> > good
>> > master gardner....)
>> > And yes, I have tried the tomato cages, and they DO work, just
looks
> kind
>> > of
>> > shabby until they get big enough..ya know?  I have some of those
really
>> > tall
>> > stakes with a circle at the top that helps hold mine in place.  I
think
> I
>> > got them from Gardener's Supply.
>> >
>> >
>> > On 8/28/08, Patricia Dickson <pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
wrote:
>> >>
>> >> What varieties do you plant?  I love the tall white ones!
>> >> I have read that you can plant some tall plants in tomato
cages then
>> >> as
>> >> they
>> >> grow the foliage hides the tomato cage.  Have you ever tried
that?
>> >> Tricia
>> >>
>> >> --- On Thu, 8/28/08, Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
wrote:
>> >>
>> >> From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
>> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Pam - Purple Prince (?) Zinnias
>> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> Date: Thursday, August 28, 2008, 1:07 PM
>> >>
>> >> ALL of the cosmos that I have in my garden this year, were
self-seeded
>> >> from
>> >> last year.  They do GREAT around here.  The only drawback
(for me) is
>> >> that
>> >> they grow so TALL sometimes, they fall over.  The wind here
is pretty
>> >> strong....and I have to support them.  So when I DO actually
throw
> seeds
>> >> out
>> >> there for them, I make sure they are growing where they are a
little
> more
>> >> protected from the winds.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On 8/28/08, Patricia Dickson <pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> > I need to try to be better about seeding in the spring.
I also love
>> >> cosmos
>> >> > and wish they would come back without having to reseed.
>> >> > Do you have any luck with cosmos?
>> >> >
>> >> > --- On Thu, 8/28/08, Jesse Bell
<justjess01@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> > From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
>> >> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Pam - Purple Prince (?) Zinnias
>> >> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> > Date: Thursday, August 28, 2008, 8:19 AM
>> >> >
>> >> > Really Tricia?  Most of my zinnias reseed to a small
degree....they
>> >> don't
>> >> > just go "nuts" on me, but I always have some
come back.  I have
>> >> some
>> >> > that
>> >> > pop up in the cracks of the cement on my back porch and
I gently
>> >> > pull
>> >> them
>> >> > up after a rain and transplant them in the garden.  But
usually, I
>> >> scatter
>> >> > zinnia seeds in the spring, and then again in the middle
of summer
>> >> because
>> >> > powdery mildew gets to the first ones and they look
horrible.  So by
>> >> > the
>> >> > time I pull them up, the second crop is about to bloom.
>> >> >
>> >> > I will say this...before I pull up the unsightly
ones...I cut the
> seed
>> >> > heads
>> >> > or dead flowers off and toss them in my garden.  They
end up getting
>> >> > mulched
>> >> > over during the summer and that's probably why mine
>> >> > reseed......plus,
>> >> > I'm
>> >> > sure the birds help with that too.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > On 8/27/08, Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
wrote:
>> >> > >
>> >> > > No problem.  Will have some shortly!!
>> >> > >
>> >> > > On 8/27/08, andreah <andreah@hargray.com>
wrote:
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > > Me too Pam since I'm actually somewhere
that has sun if you
>> >> > don't mind.
>> >> > > > ----- Original Message ----- From:
"Patricia Dickson"
>> >> <
>> >> > > > pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
>> >> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> >> > > > Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 8:04 PM
>> >> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Pam - Purple Prince (?)
Zinnias
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > > Pam,
>> >> > > >> I would love to try some of your Zinnias
if you have extra
>> >> this
>> >> > fall.  I
>> >> > > >> love
>> >> > > >> zinnia but never have ever had one to
reseed for me.  Every
>> >> year
>> >> > I try
>> >> > > to
>> >> > > >> find
>> >> > > >> a big one that will grow for me, but never
have found one
>> >> like
>> >> > you
>> >> > > >> describe.
>> >> > > >> Tricia
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >> --- On Wed, 8/27/08, Pam Evans
<gardenqueen@gmail.com>
>> >> > wrote:
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >> From: Pam Evans
<gardenqueen@gmail.com>
>> >> > > >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Pam - Purple Prince
(?) Zinnias
>> >> > > >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> > > >> Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2008, 4:04 PM
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >> kinda how I felt about it - LOL
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >> On 8/27/08, Jesse Bell
<justjess01@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >>> They can spread wherever they WANT to
and I'll be
>> >> O.K.
>> >> > with that.
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >>> On 8/27/08, Pam Evans
<gardenqueen@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > > >>> >
>> >> > > >>> > LOL - yes ma'am that is the
correct name.
>> >> > Aren't they great?
>> >> > > >>> > And they reseed so prolifically
(like 4
>> >> o'clocks)
>> >> > that I
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >> haven't had to
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>> > replant them since the first
year.  That's why
>> >> I
>> >> > always have lots
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >> of
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>> seeds
>> >> > > >>> > to share.  Be aware they travel
so they may pop up
>> >> here
>> >> > and there all
>> >> > > >>> over
>> >> > > >>> > the property.  Must be the birds
is all I can
>> >> figure.
>> >> > > >>> >
>> >> > > >>> >
>> >> > > >>> > On 8/27/08, Jesse Bell
<justjess01@gmail.com>
>> >> > wrote:
>> >> > > >>> > >
>> >> > > >>> > > Pam, those seeds you gave me
for the Purple
>> >> Prince
>> >> > zinnias (was
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >> that
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>> the
>> >> > > >>> > > correct name?) - OMG...I
picked a beautiful
>> >> one to
>> >> > take to work
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >> today,
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>> it
>> >> > > >>> > > is
>> >> > > >>> > > FIVE inches across and so
lush looking.  I
>> >> want to
>> >> > ALWAYS have
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >> this in
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>> my
>> >> > > >>> > > garden.....thank you so
much.
>> >> > > >>> > > Sometimes my zinnias get
tall...and not so
>> >> > full...but these are
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >> just
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>> > > awesome.
>> >> > > >>> > >
>> >> > > >>> > > PETUNIAS - anybody know a
source where I can
>> >> find
>> >> > the good,
>> >> > > >>> > old-fashioned,
>> >> > > >>> > > petunias that really mound
and smell so good.
>> >> > I'm not
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >> talking about
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>> the
>> >> > > >>> > > "wave"
kind...these are the ones my
>> >> > grandmother used
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >> to grow in her
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>> > > gardens.  Dark purple, and
some were
>> >> white...and
>> >> > they had the
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >> most
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>> > HEAVENLY
>> >> > > >>> > > smell...and really
flourished in the worst
>> >> kind of
>> >> > dirt and
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >> heat......
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>> > >
>> >> > > >>> > > Looking for some low
maintenance - high impact
>> >> > plants.
>> >> > > >>> > >
>> >> > > >>> > > --
>> >> > > >>> > > Jesse R. Bell
>> >> > > >>> > >
>> >> > > >>> > >
>> >> > > >>>
>> >> > > >>
>> >> >
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>> >> > > >>> > >
>> >> > > >>> > >
>> >> > > >>> >
>> >> > > >>> >
>> >> > > >>> > --
>> >> > > >>> > Pam Evans
>> >> > > >>> > Kemp TX
>> >> > > >>> > zone 8A
>> >> > > >>> >
>> >> > > >>> >
>> >> >
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>> >> > > >> Kemp TX
>> >> > > >> zone 8A
>> >> > > >>
>> >> > > >>
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>> >> > > Kemp TX
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