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Re: Is it Spring Yet? Borer, buds, bugs...

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Is it Spring Yet? Borer, buds, bugs...
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@erols.com>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Feb 1998 17:09:51 -0700 (MST)

Henryanner wrote:
> <
> Most of my roses did not fully defoilate this year and Safrano has buds on it
> now. In my garden the phlox Miss Lingard has broken dormancy as has the
> Clematis montana and the Lysimachia ephemerum. The Madonna lily's stalks are
> beginning to elongate, and the tree peonies' buds are swelling. The crows have
> not started building their nest in the magnolia, but they will the first week
> of March when the big winds come. I missed watching them in the snow that
> never came this year.
>It does sound like a richly varied garden. One of these times, I'd like to come see it. I used to be in Richmond frequently, at the State Archives, Fish and Game Department or the Legislature but not so much lately.
> << When is Fredericksburg's spring show?>>
> May 16, but the place has not been announced yet.
 Darn!  Once again, the same day as our C&P show. Too bad our societies
can't coordinate to avoid each other's shows, especially since the
respective peak seasons are more than a week apart.

Griff Crump, along the tidal Potomac near Mount Vernon, VA 

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