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Re: summer?


What about iris...they are hardy and available. I could send you a box. And, those day lilies that bloom in the fall. 
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zemuly@comcast.net> 
To: gardenchat@hort.net 
Sent: Wednesday, September 2, 2009 6:11:43 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern 
Subject: Re: [CHAT] summer? 

Again, I have to use what I've got. Thankfully, we do have daylilies. I'm 
also using butterfly bushes. Since it's a school they want flowers. I'm 
thinking less is more. They already have some good looking ornamental 
grasses which I'll be able to use. 
zem 
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com> 
To: <gardenchat@hort.net> 
Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 4:44 PM 
Subject: Re: [CHAT] summer? 


> Salvia greggii's are pretty tough too Zem. They are the one plant I can 
> count on to survive a multiyear drought or a month w/ 30 + inches of rain 
> (which is what we normally get in a year). The salvias and daylilies came 
> through it all virtually unscathed. 
> 
> On 9/2/09, Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote: 
>> 
>> Thanks, Jim. Unfortunately for me, I have to rely on what we have in the 
>> shrub yard of the store. <LOL> 
>> zem 
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com> 
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net> 
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 12:33 PM 
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] summer? 
>> 
>> 
>> Sounds like a fun project. I'd probably rely on lots of sandankwa 
>>> viburnums [V. suspensum]; don't especially like them, but they are 
>>> indestructible. 
>>> 
>>> On Sep 2, 2009, at 6:17 AM, Zemuly Sanders wrote: 
>>> 
>>> Great job, Kitty! You never cease to amaze me. My next project is 
>>>> a volunteer one. The Home Depot and American Express are updating 
>>>> and landscaping a new charter school in Memphis. I'm in charge of 
>>>> determining what kinds of plants will be hardy (read "impossible to 
>>>> kill") and how many I'll need for several different beds. I also 
>>>> have to supervise their planting. This should be an interesting 
>>>> experience. <LOL> It's an all volunteer project for both companies. 
>>>> zem 
>>>> zone 7 
>>>> West TN 
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net> 
>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net> 
>>>> Sent: Sunday, August 30, 2009 10:27 AM 
>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] summer? 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> My colchicum started coming up early, possibly fooled into thinking 
>>>>> it is fall with cool temps and lots of rain. But I love this 
>>>>> weather, much easier to work in. Made $1000 at my plant sale this 
>>>>> weekend. Now that most of my pots have been cleared out I can 
>>>>> start working on late summer garden chores. 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Lots of tomatoes, yum. 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Kitty 
>>>>> neIN, Zone 5 
>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com> 
>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net> 
>>>>> Sent: Saturday, August 29, 2009 8:19 PM 
>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] summer? 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Summer may be all but over here. So far we've had maybe a dozen days 
>>>>>> with highs above the mid-90s. But yesterday we had a good soaking 
>>>>>> rain 
>>>>>> for a few hours. I'm told that's usually a sign that summer's nearly 
>>>>>> over and the monsoon season is approaching. 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Aug 29, 2009, at 5:16 PM, Patricia Dickson wrote: 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Or here we had one of the most years with over 100degree days. 
>>>>>>> Today is glorious days high 80's light wind low humidity. We have 
>>>>>>> had 
>>>>>>> enough rain that everything is still green in late August!!! We 
>>>>>>> have 
>>>>>>> big 
>>>>>>> hopes of fall color this year. 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> My husband and I are going to Buchart gardens and around Seattle, 
>>>>>>> Victoria,BC, Vancover and we will fly in and out of Spokane,Wa. 
>>>>>>> Any ideas of things we should not miss. You guys have led me on 
>>>>>>> some 
>>>>>>> of the best garden tours. 
>>>>>>> Thank you all 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone Patricia Dickson 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Aug 29, 2009, at 5:57 PM, Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> 
>>>>>>> wrote: 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Too bad you weren't down here Auralie. Summer is alive & well in 
>>>>>>> TX. I 
>>>>>>> think it only got up to 90 degrees today and that feels like fall 
>>>>>>> now. 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On 8/29/09, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote: 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> What happened to summer? After the coolest July on record, we 
>>>>>>> finally had a few warmish days, but mostly overcast and humid. 
>>>>>>> Then early this week a couple of days up in the 80s. 90 degrees 
>>>>>>> was predicted but never happened here. Now we are back into 
>>>>>>> what looks like real fall weather. It hasn't been above 72 since 
>>>>>>> Thursday - wasn't out of the 60s yesterday and doesn't look like 
>>>>>>> it will be today. It's drizzling rain, but less than an inch has 
>>>>>>> fallen - just dismal and depressing. Add to that, the dogwood 
>>>>>>> trees are definitely turning color, and the flock of goldfinches 
>>>>>>> that 
>>>>>>> cluster around our feeder are losing their bright yellow color. We 
>>>>>>> get so much pleasure from the goldfinches. There have been more 
>>>>>>> of them than usual this summer. Sometimes there are as many 
>>>>>>> as eight lined up or fussing with each other for a turn at the 
>>>>>>> feeder. 
>>>>>>> I know they will still be here all winter, but I hate to see them 
>>>>>>> lose 
>>>>>>> their brilliant summer plumage. 
>>>>>>> Auralie 
>>>>>>> 
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>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> -- 
>>>>>>> Pam Evans 
>>>>>>> Kemp TX 
>>>>>>> zone 8A 
>>>>>>> 
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>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Inland Jim 
>>>>>> Willamette Valley 
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> Kemp TX 
> zone 8A 
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