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Re: Re: Bulls horn acacia


Ah Daryl - it's a woman after me own heart that ya are! I heard the
little neighbor boy (9) tell one of his friends once (I was around the
corner of the house weeding, they couldn't see me) "Dude, don't touch
her plants man, she'll go OFF!" It was all I could do to keep from
busting up laughing.


Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Daryl
Sent: 4/6/2004 6:10:56 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Bulls horn acacia

> Jim,
> 
> As a designer, I've had something similar happen to me. Sometimes I think I
> should put a "touch it and Die" sign on some of the special plants.
> 
> Daryl
> 
> >
> > One of the architects at work told me that when he landscaped one of
> > the estates on St. Armand's Key a couple of years ago, he went to great
> > lengths to save a full grown bulls-horn--pruned it out, limbed it up,
> > planted an understory to call attention to it, and so on. He said the
> > last time he went back to the house, he learned the owner had had her
> > maintenance folks cut it down and haul it away.
> 
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