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Re: Lilies


If you think of lilies more like onions, you will have better luck.  Use the fertilizing and caretaking of onions for your lilies.  They are so closely related that they are higher on the chain than cousins with onions - more like halfbrothers/sisters.

Katherine Y. Ness
dragonlady@reflexnet.net


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> From: Fred Conrad <fgconrad@acfb.org>
> To: "'william rubenzer'" <wrubenzer@excite.com>, community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject: RE: [cg] Conifers
> Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 10:10:42 -0500
> charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> Zoe,
>
> your question is difficult to answer because it is much broader than you
> probably intended for it to be.  if you could be more specific about the
> individual type of conifer you are working with, you may get a more precise
> answer.  if you aren't sure, take a cutting to a local garden center for
> identification.
>
> in general, conifers transplant well.  success is higher with plants that
> have been transplanted in the past than with plants that grew wild from
> seed.  digging them properly requires some experience, proper equipment, and
> can be terrific fun.  if the ground is not frozen, fall and winter are the
> best times to transplant them.  i cannot describe this process well without
> pictures, sorry.  if they are small enough to cut around them with a spade
> and then pop them up and into pots, it could be fast and easy.  if they
> require a large root ball with burlap and a drum-lace you could have
> problems.
>
> as for the growth rate... trees like white pine can put on three or more
> feet of growth in a single year and some dwarf conifers grow less than an
> inch each year.  again, you're going to have to discover the plant's name to
> learn it's habits.
>
> i guess your question is how to encourage them to grow fast (maybe you have
> leyland cypress?).  usually after the first year in the ground with adequate
> water they do grow fast, even without special attention.  some conifers have
> extremely shallow root systems, such as hemlock, which can be killed by
> dumping chemical fertilizers on them.  i recommend after planting (and
> watering for just the first year) that you let nature take it's course and
> enjoy them as they are.
>
> good luck!
>
> fgc
> Community Garden Coordinator
> Atlanta Community Food Bank
> 970 Jefferson Street, NW
> Atlanta, GA  30318
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: william rubenzer [mailto:wrubenzer@excite.com]
> Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2001 3:34 PM
> To: community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject: [cg] Conifers
>
> Please, help.
> How to transplant conifers from one place to another.How to care of them, so
> they grow fast?  thanks a lot.Zoe
>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 11:10:54 -0800
> From: "Leo Horrigan" <lhorriga@jhsph.edu>
> To: community_garden@mallorn.com
> boundary="------------020607030708060707050503"
> Subject: [cg] Re: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #575 - 5 msgs
>
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> Dorene,
>
> For what it's worth, there were four reviews of Eric Schlosser's "Fast
> Food Nation..." book on the amazon.com website, and all four gave the
> book the highest possible rating (five stars).
>
> Leo Horrigan
> Baltimore, MD
>
> >
> >
> > Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 17:43:50 -0500
> > To: capha@snip.net, community_garden@mallorn.com, nefood-l@listproc.tufts.edu,
> > market-farming@franklin.oit.unc.edu, wfan@iastate.edu
> > From: Tetrad <garlicgr@pond.com>
> > Subject: [cg] Anyone heard of this book?
> >
> > Hi, Folks!
> >
> > Saw this scheduled for Monday on the local NPR station -- has anyone read
> > the book?  It seems quite relevant to what we're all about. . .
> >
> >
> > Monday, January 22, 2001 on WHYY 91 FM Philadelphia
> >
> >> FRESH AIR with Terry Gross     3-4PM
> >> How fast food has changed our sense of taste and smell, our landscape, the
> >> meat industry, and low paying work.  We talk with Eric Schlosser author of
> >> Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal.
> >> (Repeated at 7PM)
> >> For tapes and transcripts of Fresh Air, call toll free 1-877-21-FRESH
> >> (1-877-213-7379).
> >
> > Dorene Pasekoff, Coordinator
> > St. John's United Church of Christ Organic Community Garden
> >
> > A mission of
> > St. John's United Church of Christ, 315 Gay Street, Phoenixville, PA  19460
> >
>
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> <html><head></head><body>Dorene,<br>
> <br>
> For what it's worth, there were four reviews of Eric Schlosser's "Fast Food
> Nation..." book on the amazon.com website, and all four gave the book the
> highest possible rating (five stars).<br>
> <br>
> Leo Horrigan<br>
> Baltimore, MD<br>
> <br>
> <blockquote type="cite" cite="mid:200101200028.f0K0ShM09025@lorien.mallorn.com"><pre wrap=""><br><br>Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 17:43:50 -0500<br>To: <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:capha@snip.net">capha@snip.net</a>, <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:community_garden@mallorn.com">community_garden@mallorn.com</a>, <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:nefood-l@listproc.tufts.edu">nefood-l@listproc.tufts.edu</a>,<br><a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:market-farming@franklin.oit.unc.edu">market-farming@franklin.oit.unc.edu</a>, <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:wfan@iastate.edu">wfan@iastate.edu</a><br>From: Tetrad <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:garlicgr@pond.com">&lt;garlicgr@pond.com&gt;</a><br>Subject: [cg] Anyone heard of this book?<br><br>Hi, Folks!<br><br>Saw this scheduled for Monday on the local NPR station -- has anyone read<br>the book?  It seems quite relevant to what we're all about.!
>   .!
>  .<br><br><br>Monday, January 22, 2001 on WHYY 91 FM Philadelphia <br><br></pre>
>   <blockquote type="cite"><pre wrap="">FRESH AIR with Terry Gross     3-4PM<br>How fast food has changed our sense of taste and smell, our landscape, the<br>meat industry, and low paying work.  We talk with Eric Schlosser author of<br>Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal. <br>(Repeated at 7PM)<br>For tapes and transcripts of Fresh Air, call toll free 1-877-21-FRESH<br>(1-877-213-7379).<br></pre></blockquote>
>     <pre wrap=""><!---->Dorene Pasekoff, Coordinator<br>St. John's United Church of Christ Organic Community Garden<br><br>A mission of <br>St. John's United Church of Christ, 315 Gay Street, Phoenixville, PA  19460<br><br></pre>
>     </blockquote>
>     <br>
> </body></html>
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> --__--__--
>
> Message: 3
> From: "Honigman, Adam" <Adam.Honigman@Bowne.com>
> To: "'Leo Horrigan'" <lhorriga@jhsph.edu>, community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject: RE: [cg] Re: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #575 - 5 msgs
> Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 11:15:18 -0500
>
> Dorene:
>
> A sizeable and rather favorable  review of Eric Schlosser's "Fast Food
> Nation" appeared in yesterday's NY Times Sunday book review:
>
> http://www.nytimes.com/books/01/01/21/reviews/010121.21walkert.html
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Adam Honigman
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Leo Horrigan [SMTP:lhorriga@jhsph.edu]
> > Sent: Monday, January 22, 2001 2:11 PM
> > To:   community_garden@mallorn.com
> > Subject:      [cg] Re: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #575 - 5 msgs
> >
> > Dorene,
> >
> > For what it's worth, there were four reviews of Eric Schlosser's "Fast
> > Food Nation..." book on the amazon.com website, and all four gave the book
> > the highest possible rating (five stars).
> >
> > Leo Horrigan
> > Baltimore, MD
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >       Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 17:43:50 -0500
> >       To:  capha@snip.net <mailto:capha@snip.net>,
> > community_garden@mallorn.com <mailto:community_garden@mallorn.com>,
> > nefood-l@listproc.tufts.edu <mailto:nefood-l@listproc.tufts.edu>,
> >       market-farming@franklin.oit.unc.edu
> > <mailto:market-farming@franklin.oit.unc.edu>,  wfan@iastate.edu
> > <mailto:wfan@iastate.edu>
> >       From: Tetrad  <garlicgr@pond.com> <mailto:garlicgr@pond.com>
> >       Subject: [cg] Anyone heard of this book?
> >
> >       Hi, Folks!
> >
> >       Saw this scheduled for Monday on the local NPR station -- has anyone
> > read
> >       the book?  It seems quite relevant to what we're all about.!
> >         .!
> >        .
> >
> >
> >       Monday, January 22, 2001 on WHYY 91 FM Philadelphia
> >
> >
> >               FRESH AIR with Terry Gross     3-4PM
> >               How fast food has changed our sense of taste and smell, our
> > landscape, the
> >               meat industry, and low paying work.  We talk with Eric
> > Schlosser author of
> >               Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal.
> >               (Repeated at 7PM)
> >               For tapes and transcripts of Fresh Air, call toll free
> > 1-877-21-FRESH
> >               (1-877-213-7379).
> >
> >       Dorene Pasekoff, Coordinator
> >       St. John's United Church of Christ Organic Community Garden
> >
> >       A mission of
> >       St. John's United Church of Christ, 315 Gay Street, Phoenixville, PA
> > 19460
> >
> >
> >
>
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> Message: 4
> From: ColumbusGardener@aol.com
> Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 14:40:16 EST
> Subject: RE: [cg] Peace lily
> To: community_garden@mallorn.com
>
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> The best thing about peace lilies, or one of the best things, is that it will
> tell you when it "needs" watered.  And they are very forgiving if you forget
> to water them.  Over the holidays we went on vacation the peace lily was
> overlooked by neighbor when watering my plants.  When I returned home it was
> in terrible shape I thought I had lost it, and it's huge, so I was
> devastated.  But I set it in the tub and soaked it and left it there over
> night.  And three days later it was looking as gorgeous as ever.  So my
> advice is to let it go dry to keep from over watering.
>
> My one mistake when I first received mine was over fertilizing.  It needs
> minimal fertilizer.  I have burned the leaves one too many times to mention.
> ***********************************
> Jennifer White
> Georgia Master Gardener
> Columbus, GA
> ***********************************
>
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> <HTML><FONT FACE=arial,helvetica><FONT  SIZE=3>The best thing about peace lilies, or one of the best things, is that it will
> <BR>tell you when it "needs" watered. &nbsp;And they are very forgiving if you forget
> <BR>to water them. &nbsp;Over the holidays we went on vacation the peace lily was
> <BR>overlooked by neighbor when watering my plants. &nbsp;When I returned home it was
> <BR>in terrible shape I thought I had lost it, and it's huge, so I was
> <BR>devastated. &nbsp;But I set it in the tub and soaked it and left it there over
> <BR>night. &nbsp;And three days later it was looking as gorgeous as ever. &nbsp;So my
> <BR>advice is to let it go dry to keep from over watering. &nbsp;
> <BR>
> <BR>My one mistake when I first received mine was over fertilizing. &nbsp;It needs
> <BR>minimal fertilizer. &nbsp;I have burned the leaves one too many times to mention.
> <BR><B><I>***********************************
> <BR>Jennifer White &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
> <BR>Georgia Master Gardener &nbsp;
> <BR>Columbus, GA</B> <B>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
> <BR>***********************************</B></I></FONT></HTML>
>
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