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Re: CULT:REB: archives, tough ones, etc

From: "Donald Eaves" <donald@eastland.net>

Gerry wrote:
> Donald Eaves wrote:
> > 
> > .....  When I have extended periods of warm nighttime temps, many
> > simply don't survive no matter how assiduous I am in keeping them
> > and moist.
> Are you sure that keeping them moist when it is hot is not a part of the
> problem?  Sounds like a perfect recipe for rot to me. I would think that
> strict avoidance of mulch and once-a-week deep soaking would be much
That's about how often I water, if that often.  I guess moist is relative. 
Water is
a very expensive commodity for me, so soaking and mulching are about my
alternatives.  I have had some taprooted plants rot, but that has been due
to an
extended period of summer rain, rather than my own contributions.  Humidity
not usually high here in this part of Texas.

Daondl Eaves
Texas Zone 7

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