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RE: aw geez now what

  • Subject: RE: aw geez now what
  • From: "andreah" <andreah@hargray.com>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2009 09:45:43 -0400

Kitty-the JM-we even have some here planted in full sun-they don't really
like it, but they live. In your neck of the woods I suspect it will be fine
next year-the Hosta-OY! Maybe a pick ax? 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Kitty
Sent: Saturday, September 19, 2009 5:23 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] aw geez now what

Well, the timing is right.  It won't be long before it losesits leaves and 
in winter it's never been well protected.  So maybe starting up in spring in

stonger exposure it will acclimate.

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, September 19, 2009 1:51 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] aw geez now what


> Don't know Orangeola, but there are many J. maples in this part of the
> world that are planted in full sun. And occasionally during summer,
> full sun is a triple-digit frying pan. I've seen none the worse for
> it. Maybe it's what they get used to?
>
>
> On Sep 19, 2009, at 12:32 PM, Kitty wrote:
>
>> That was what I thought I might do for Orangeola, perhaps with
>> burlap.  The hosta won't sustain any serious damage to its well
>> being from the frying leaves as it is late in the season.  I just
>> took the tree down last week.
>>
>> Kitty
>> neIN, Zone 5
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Saturday, September 19, 2009 1:14 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] aw geez now what
>>
>>
>>> In the meantime, build a frame around it and put shade cloth over it.
>>> Then figure out what to do.
>>>
>>> On Sep 19, 2009, at 12:03 PM, Kitty wrote:
>>>
>>>> I had to remove my Yoshino Cherry at the back of my house, west
>>>> side, as it was dying.  It's been a slow steady death from rot.  I
>>>> planted it too deeply because the B&B mechanical process had pushed
>>>> the soil up the trunk creating an artificial soil line, which in my
>>>> novitiate, I took to be the actual soil line.
>>>>
>>>> The tree was one thing.  I accepted that; I took it down.  But it
>>>> had shaded my Jap Maple Orangeola, which I now worry about losing.
>>>> I also have to remove the Lamium groundcover which is scorching from
>>>> direct sun.  I can deal with all this.
>>>>
>>>> The big problem though, at the moment is that I had planted a giant
>>>> blue hosta, Hosta 'Krossa Regal' in front of the tree.  It has
>>>> always been a stunning specimen with wrist-size starts shooting up
>>>> in spring.  It is frying in the sun.  I knew I had to move it, ok
>>>> but, I can't. It's been completely overgrown underground by the
>>>> cherry's tree roots.  Big suckers. Can't get a shovel into the
>>>> ground.
>>>>
>>>> What do I do now?
>>>>
>>>> Kitty
>>>> neIN, Zone 5
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>>>
>>> Inland Jim
>>> Willamette Valley
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