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RE: Art in Garden talk - now vines

Will pictures follow?

Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5). 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of cathy carpenter
Sent: Monday, August 09, 2004 6:05 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Art in Garden talk - now vines

I have Virginia Creeper growing up the arbor on my deck and have been 
delighted with the blue berries. It will soon be competing with the 
American wisteria growing on the opposite side. Look forward to the 
On Monday, August 9, 2004, at 12:55 PM, Zemuly@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 8/9/2004 8:05:54 AM Central Standard Time,
> pdickson@sbcglobal.net writes:
> Virginia  creeper
> I am always surprised when I am reminded that in some areas people 
> actually
> buy Virginia creeper.  I have it all over my backyard fence and 
> growing up
> every tree in my yard.  I don't mind pulling it out of the flower beds 
> and  off
> the house, and I think it is pretty on the fence.  Some of it's  
> handsful of
> leaves are almost a foot across on my fence.  It also has a  wonderful 
> fall
> color.  A shrub that might do well in Texas is  Lorapetalum.  I have 
> had great
> success with it in my zone 7 yard.  It  requires zero care, little 
> water, and
> only occasional pruning after bloom  time.  Looks a lot like barberry 
> without
> the thorns and has beautiful  flowers in the spring.
> zem
> zone 7
> West TN
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