Re: [aroid-l] Hope Thursday went Ok
- Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Hope Thursday went Ok
- From: LMassey628@aol.com
- Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2002 13:26:30 EST
In a message dated 12/15/02 11:52:23 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> Linda, what exactly is the charge? Growing a stinky plant? It doesn't seem
> possible. Do you have to get rid of it or your whole garden?
Not just one Amorphophallus, that one just happened to be mentioned. They
object to the variety of plants in my garden. I have mixed beds of many
types of plants, a hibiscus next to a Brunfelsia next to a Colocasia, next to
a Sansieveria next to a heliconia next to a Costus. They are all trimmed
back behind a white brick edging. From the street some ignorant people don't
know what they are looking at so they just interpret the mixed plants as
weeds or a "jungle".
If I were growing 20 feet of ixora or plumbago they would calm down because
they recognize those plants, but I like a mixed garden.
My point is that as long as everything is trimmed back I have a right to grow
as many varieties as I like, and my choices can't be held back by the most
ignorant people in the neighborhood. My nearest neighbors agree with me.
I can send anyone a photo of my garden out front that they want me to