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Re: Re: temperatures and hardiness


How right you are!  I planted leucojums for my substitute for lily-of-the-valley.
Not the same, but good enough!

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Andrea H
Sent: 4/13/2004 7:33:43 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] temperatures and hardiness

> Ah yes Pam, but we can substitute snowdrops for lily-of-the-valley and STILL
> not have to dig it up. I LOVE that.
> A
> 
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 7:12 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] temperatures and hardiness
> 
> 
> > Well you might feel otherwise if you couldn't grow it at all! Especially
> > if you had a birthday in May. It fries here come June. Even in shade and
> > w/ copious amounts of irrigation. Oh well. That's the trade off for not
> > having to dig up cannas, glads and dahlias. The latter two are coming up
> > in Tony's garden bed now. Will wait about a month and take some
> > pictures. It's really coming along - I believe he'd be pleased.
> >
> >
> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp, TX
> > zone 8A
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Kitty
> > Sent: 4/12/2004 9:25:38 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Re: temperatures and hardiness
> >
> > > Pam,
> >
> > > I'm sure there's some value in Cathey's heat zones and as you've related
> it
> >
> > > does help you.  I'm in USDA Zone 5 for cold and AHS heat zone 5, so it
> >
> > > doesn't seem to make much of a difference for me.  Still, as Marge
> pointed
> >
> > > out - and more or less as a nod to Cathey - there simply is more to
> growing
> >
> > > plants than a hardiness zone number.  Cathey took one step, whereas, as
> >
> > > Marge points out, there are many factors to take into account.  But at
> least
> >
> > > he made an attempt and it does help some people.
> >
> > >
> >
> > > And I really wish my Lily of the Valley would just die and stay dead.
> >
> > >
> >
> > > Kitty
> >
> > >
> >
> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> >
> > > From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com>
> >
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >
> > > Sent: Monday, April 12, 2004 8:47 PM
> >
> > > Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Re: temperatures and hardiness
> >
> > >
> >
> > >
> >
> > > > Well it's of more value here in the South.  It made me understand why
> >
> > > lily-of-the-valley was always dead by July!
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > > Pam Evans
> >
> > > > Kemp, TX
> >
> > > > zone 8A
> >
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> >
> > > > From: Marge Talt
> >
> > > > Sent: 4/12/2004 7:13:26 PM
> >
> > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: temperatures and hardiness
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > > > > From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> >
> > > > > > > The AHS heat map is, IMO, completely useless.
> >
> > > > > > Marge, do you suppose that might be why Cathey's $30 book is being
> >
> > > > > sold off
> >
> > > > > > for $3 by Hamilton books?
> >
> > > > > ----------
> >
> > > > >
> >
> > > > > LOL, Kitty!  Is it really?  Well, it probably only reflects the hard
> >
> > > > > realities of the book industry, but I'd say that was more like what
> >
> > > > > it was really worth;-)
> >
> > > > >
> >
> > > > > Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> >
> > > > > mtalt@hort.net
> >
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