Re: lack of bees
On 10/8/96 9:01AM, in message
In a message dated 96-10-08 07:22:07 EDT, you write:
>Not many of my rugosa roses have bright red hips the way they are
>supposed to have. I had great bloom. Put lack of hips down to lack of
Very interesting! I notice that the wild bindweed I missed and have been
cleaning out this week has set far fewer pods than usual. Clarence
HALLELUJAH!!! I can only hope that holds true for down here. I
haven't noticed a big decline in the growth of the bindweed but fewer
seeds would certainly help next year.
I have just identified a new "weed" that has been plaguing me this
year. Buffalo grass. Apparently one of my neighbors decided to plant his
place in this native grass and let it go back natural. Now I have the *!@#
stuff coming up everywhere thanks to the seed and wind.
Oh well. If there were no weeds I would have just hours and hours of
empty time on my hands.
Dana Brown Lubbock, Texas Zone 7
Where the coldest it's ever been is
-17 on 2/8/33 and the warmest it's
ever been is 114 on 6/27/94