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Re: Fertilizing/ "Organic" Gardening

CCREDUX@aol.com wrote:
Good shot Clyde, good shot!! I got a real good laugh out of this. Your
response brings to mind how pointless the whole discussion really is.
For example, my wife wouldn't waste 5 minutes even thinking about this.
That's whay almost everybody she meets likes her! She never makes anyone
feel uncomfortable by expressing her opinions, never. Chick and I on the
other hand, don't seem to care what people think, because we both keep
on beating this dead dog completely to death! He thinks I am
argumentative, and he thinks I think he is. Isn't this rediculous that
mature people would keep on hashing this out even when the audience has
John Lanier, Burnsville, NC

> In a message dated 8/22/1999 9:31:02 PM Central Daylight Time,
> chick@bridgewoodgardens.com writes:
> <<  "Different plants have different nutritional needs."  Well, that's true,
> but
>  have you ever seen a hosta garden where the hostas have depleted the soil of
>  nutrients.  And if so, what companion plants should be planted with the
> hostas to
>  alleviate the problem?   >>
> I think I have a solution. Dig up your monogeneric hosta garden and plant the
> hostas in containers. Sow annual winter rye in the beds. In spring, rorotill
> the beds and replant hostas.
> In fall, remove hostas and place in containers. Cut down anything that is
> creating shade. In spring, plant bed with some garish marigolds. In fall,
> replant shade trees.(This could prove to be quite dear.)
> Then replant hostas  the next spring.
> And then repeat, as indicated above.
> Clyde Crockett z5
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