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Re: Well, today.../ Midwest Gardening


Not sure.  Our MGs acquired these before I joined, maybe 1998 or 99.

Kitty
neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 9:01 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Well, today.../ Midwest Gardening


> Hasn't the Washington DC arboretum people developed some of those more
> hardy Crepe Myrtles?
>
> Theresa
>
> Kitty wrote:
>
> >Betsy,
> >There are Crepe Myrtles that survive here.  We have a few of them at the
> >Display Gardens.  The white ones die to the ground every year but return.
> >There's a pink one in the patio, though, that is very tall - maybe 9 ft+.
> >Most regular crepe myrtles wouldn't make it here though.  These were
> >specialty varieties from a breeding program.
> >
> >Kitty
> >neIN, Z5
> >----- Original Message ----- 
> >From: "Betsy Kelson" <bkelson@ix.netcom.com>
> >To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 12:04 PM
> >Subject: Re: [CHAT] Well, today.../ Midwest Gardening
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >>Kitty,
> >>        I think they carry them because they buy in bulk rates..send
them
> >>all over the country...and people buy them without reading the labels.
We
> >>have that problem here in Colorado with Hibiscus nova-sinensis(?). They
> >>
> >>
> >see
> >
> >
> >>evergreen but do not see hardy to 20 degrees and plant them outside and
> >>wonder why they do not retyrn the next year.
> >>    Now my mother-in-law had a beautiful crepe myrtle growning on ths
east
> >>side of her home in Rockville Indiana zone 5 and it had surivived at
least
> >>one mild winter. Now that east side microclimate may never freeze in
> >>
> >>
> >winter
> >
> >
> >>so the roots probably survived and shot all new growth last year. When I
> >>
> >>
> >saw
> >
> >
> >>it in late Sept. it was 3 feet high and blooming like crazy.
> >>
> >>betsy
> >>----- Original Message -----
> >>From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center"
> >><4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
> >>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 3:20 PM
> >>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Well, today.../ Midwest Gardening
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>>So why does Wal-Mart here carry Crepe Myrtles?  Do your Zone 7 people
> >>>transplant themselves to Zone 5 when it gets too crowded down there
from
> >>>
> >>>
> >>5s
> >>
> >>
> >>>moving to 7?
> >>>
> >>>Kitty
> >>>
> >>>----- Original Message -----
> >>>From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
> >>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>>Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 2:12 PM
> >>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Well, today.../ Midwest Gardening
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>Interestingly enough, Midwest Gardening is sold in the Schnuck's
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >grocery
> >
> >
> >>>>stores in Memphis, which is definitely the mid-south.  My guess is
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>that's
> >>
> >>
> >>>>because so many midwesterners have been transplanted here.  I have
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >also
> >
> >
> >>>>noticed that many of the garden centers now carry lilacs, which is
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>really
> >>
> >>
> >>>>ridiculous because they cannot take our heat and humidity.  Guess
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >that's
> >
> >
> >>>>also for all the transplants.
> >>>>zem
> >>>>zone 7
> >>>>West TN
> >>>>----- Original Message -----
> >>>>From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
> >>>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>>>Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 6:23 AM
> >>>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Well, today.../ Midwest Gardening
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>>Hello Donna,
> >>>>>   I, too, knew about Midwest gardening going to hit the stands for
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>some
> >>
> >>
> >>>>>time before it actually happened. I contacted Greg and Sue, actually
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>made
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>>a point to introduce myself at a conference where Greg was speaking.
> >>>>>Wanted to get in on writing an article and/or supplying slides.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >After
> >
> >
> >>>all
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>>I do garden in the middle of the area the magazine covers. Reaction
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>has
> >>
> >>
> >>>>>been quite cool and no follow-up contacts from them, so at this
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >point
> >
> >
> >>>does
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>>not look as though they are interested in paying outsiders. .. or
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >they
> >
> >
> >>>>>have plenty lined up for some time to come. They do call and want me
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>to
> >>
> >>
> >>>>>advertise in the magazine.
> >>>>>   I heard him make a comment about Midwest Gardening going to be a
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>"man's
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>>" magazine without all the frilliest and fluff, more substance....
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>thus
> >>
> >>
> >>>>>far looks as though someone else has a voice in the publication. I
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>have
> >>
> >>
> >>>>>not subscribed as of yet. Not different enough to warrant another
> >>>>>subscription coming to the mailbox.
> >>>>>   Gene E. Bush
> >>>>>Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> >>>>>www.munchkinnursery.com
> >>>>>genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> >>>>>Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> >>>>>
> >>>>>----- Original Message -----
> >>>>>From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>Interesting that they were passing out Midwest gardening magazine,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>but
> >>
> >>
> >>>it
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>>>doesn't surprise me. Greg and Sue have always promoted their
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >products
> >
> >
> >>>>>>this
> >>>>>>way. This magazine was a long time in coming to print. It was
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>originally
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>>>promoted over a year ago. I have known Greg and Sue for ages as
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >they
> >
> >
> >>>>>>owned a
> >>>>>>local nursery near me called Crystal Palace Perennials.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>snip.......
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>Donna
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
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