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  • Subject: [PHOTO] [iris-photos] seedlings this year
  • From: "Donald Eaves" donald@eastland.net
  • Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 10:21:56 -0500

I'm pretty pleased.  If any of you remember the rocks dug here that I posted 
earlier, you can understand why.  On top of that, these seedlings resented 
being transplanted more than any others I've planted.  Before they decided 
to grow they were flattened by a major hail and, frankly, nearly all of them 
looked pretty doubtful at that point.  But of 63 seedlings planted, 62 are 
still there with just one never to be seen again after the hail.  Four are 
non-starters, but the rest have grown from acceptable to really well.  47 of 
them have increase at this point.  Unfortunately, this is the single bright 
spot here.  Nothing else is doing well and losses are likely going to be 
high.  Even the native oak trees never recovered from the hail.  I've only 
mowed twice this year.  The crabgrass by these seedlings is all that is 
managing to grow and three minutes with the weedeater keeps it down.

Donald Eaves
Texas Zone 7b, USA 

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