hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

RE: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #905 - 2 msgs

  • Subject: [cg] RE: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #905 - 2 msgs
  • From: "Behnke, Ruth LDB:EX" <ruth.behnke@bcliquorstores.com>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 07:32:28 -0800
  • Content-return: allowed

Down by the riverside the green grass grows;
 where little mary(or any childs name)walks tip toes;
 she sings, he sings so sweet, He/ she calls ooh come over across the
street.
Tea cakes Pancakes everything you see won't we have a lovely time at half
past three.  

-----Original Message-----
From: community_garden-admin@mallorn.com
[mailto:community_garden-admin@mallorn.com]
Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2001 10:00 AM
To: community_garden@mallorn.com
Subject: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #905 - 2 msgs



Send community_garden mailing list submissions to
	community_garden@mallorn.com

To subscribe or unsubscribe via the web, visit
	https://secure.mallorn.com/mailman/listinfo/community_garden
or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
	community_garden-request@mallorn.com
You can reach the person managing the list at
	community_garden-admin@mallorn.com

When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific than
"Re: Contents of community_garden digest..."


Today's Topics:

  1. Re: soil decontamintaion (lisa vandyke)
  2. Garden songs (jillwugs@aol.com)

--__--__--

Message: 1
From: "lisa vandyke" <vandykelisa@hotmail.com>
To: community_garden@mallorn.com
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 13:56:23 -0600
Subject: [cg] Re: soil decontamintaion

Hi there,
I'm not an expert, but have encountered very high lead levels in Mpls. The 
University here recommends removal. They don't think that plant uptake is 
very significant, certainly not in terms of the speed by which a small child

can ingest and be harmed by lead. Since removal of the soil on the actual 
property is already being considered, I support you on that. As far as 
containment of the pollutants next door, without knowing exactly what you've

got there, I think that concrete is pretty sound. There might be a leaching 
problem if there is a chemical reaction through a plastic material. Also 
consider a planted barrier, a buffer of ornamentals or perhaps the plants 
suggested in the phytoremediation paper. We have planted attractive buffers 
where salt damage, noise, traffic or general abuse are expected. In those 
buffers (and the rest of the area) the addition of large quantities of 
organic matter will really cut the ratio of any residual metals. I'll poke 
around the university a bit more. Good luck,
Lisa in Mpls.




_________________________________________________________________
Send and receive Hotmail on your mobile device: http://mobile.msn.com


--__--__--

Message: 2
From: JillWUGS@aol.com
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 15:34:50 EST
To: community_garden@mallorn.com (Community Garden List Serve)
Subject: [cg] Garden songs

Dear All- I am looking for some garden songs for a kids' garden party we are

planning in Jan.-Feb.- either the written music or tapes/CDs/artists. We
have 
a wonderful folk singer in our neighborhood- but her repertoire isn't garden

music but can sing anything and can teach the kids the songs. Any ideas out 
there? Thanks---jill jones, Cedar Rapids, Iowa



--__--__--

______________________________________________________
The American Community Gardening Association listserve is only one of ACGA's
services to community gardeners. To learn more about the ACGA and to find
out how to join, please go to http://www.communitygarden.org

To post an e-mail to the list:  community_garden@mallorn.com

To subscribe, unsubscribe or change your subscription:
https://secure.mallorn.com/mailman/listinfo/community_garden


End of community_garden Digest

______________________________________________________
The American Community Gardening Association listserve is only one of ACGA's services to community gardeners. To learn more about the ACGA and to find out how to join, please go to http://www.communitygarden.org


To post an e-mail to the list:  community_garden@mallorn.com

To subscribe, unsubscribe or change your subscription:  https://secure.mallorn.com/mailman/listinfo/community_garden





 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index