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RE: summer?

  • Subject: RE: summer?
  • From: "andreah" <andreah@hargray.com>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2009 20:02:29 -0400

That sounds like fun! The whole thing, not the removal of the spidery
Burfords, LOL! Send us pictures when it's done. And I love that you get to
SUPERVISE the planting rather than having to do it all yourself. 
A


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Zemuly Sanders
Sent: Thursday, September 03, 2009 9:22 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] summer?

I'm probably going to use some of the Hoogendorn hollies because of their 
soft leaves and large berries.  We are removing the large, spider-filled 
Burfords that are currently in the school yard.
zem
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Catharine Carpenter" <cathycrc@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 9:35 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] summer?


> Gaillardia, Rudbeckia, Salvia 'May Night'... what about Hollies - the 
> evergreen would have leaves, plus the berries the kids could admire in 
> the winter.
> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>
> On Sep 2, 2009, at 5:11 PM, Zemuly Sanders wrote:
>
>> 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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>>> Pam Evans
>>> Kemp TX
>>> zone 8A
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  • Follow-Ups:
  • References:
    • Re: summer?
      • From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zemuly@comcast.net>
    • Re: summer?
      • From: james singer <inlandjim1@q.com>
    • Re: summer?
      • From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zemuly@comcast.net>
    • Re: summer?
      • From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
    • Re: summer?
      • From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zemuly@comcast.net>
    • Re: summer?
      • From: Catharine Carpenter <cathycrc@comcast.net>
    • Re: summer?
      • From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zemuly@comcast.net>

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