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Re: Back in SC


They bale all the stuff they cut along the roads here for hay, mostly
coastal I think.  And they don't mow for months when the bluebonnets and
Indian paintbrushes are blooming.

On 8/6/07, Andrea Hodges <andreah@hargray.com> wrote:
>
> You're right-they have to be mowed..although there has been a movement to
> use stuff like red clover so less mowing is needed. I wouldn't want to
> have
> to deal with it!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, August 06, 2007 4:23 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Back in SC
>
>
> > Shoot, never mind the lawns, I'm talkin' about the sides of the
> > freeways!
> >
> > Cyndi
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of james singer
> > Sent: Monday, August 06, 2007 11:01 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Back in SC
> >
> > Know what you mean. After 35+ years on the east coast, I never quite got
> > used to those lawns--"Everyman's Versailles," we called them.
> >
> > On Aug 6, 2007, at 10:59 AM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
> >
> >> Even in San Diego almost everything green you see gets some kind of
> >> irrigation. They did not get any rain last winter either, and although
> >
> >> there's irrigation rain helps a lot to keep everything looking decent
> >> through the summer.
> >> Every time I go back east I spend a lot of time gawping out the car
> >> windows at the green. "Look at all that GRASS! Somebody has to mow all
> >
> >> that!"
> >>
> >> Cyndi
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >> Behalf Of Andrea Hodges
> >> Sent: Saturday, August 04, 2007 7:47 AM
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: [CHAT] Back in SC
> >>
> >> Hi all-spent the last week in San Diego. My first trip to California.
> >> I loved the weather. My first day there I went to the zoo and confess
> >> I was much more enamored of the plant life than the animal, although
> >> that was interesting too.
> >> Spent a lot of time eating and shopping and walking around downtown.
> >> This was a work trip most of which was spent at the Marine Corps
> >> Recruit Depot. Jim, they had a blooming Hong Kong orchid tree in the
> >> Drill Instructors court yard.
> >> Loved it. That was the first time I've gotten to see one actually
> >> blooming in real life. Loved all the palms and the Jacaranda (I think)
> >
> >> trees were blooming too. I'd love to try one of those here but I'm
> >> afraid it wouldn't survive the winter. But, I'm glad to be home. I
> >> have to admit that although their weather was MUCH nicer, the plant
> >> life wasn't nearly as lush as I thought it would be.
> >> I guess because it's so much more rainy here? Everything at home looks
> >
> >> like it's grown a foot in the week I was gone.
> >> Andrea Hodges
> >> Beaufort, SC
> >>
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> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> > Hardiness Zone 10
> > Heat Zone 10
> > Sunset Zone 25
> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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  • References:
    • Back in SC
      • From: "Andrea Hodges" <andreah@hargray.com>
    • RE: Back in SC
      • From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
    • Re: Back in SC
      • From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
    • RE: Back in SC
      • From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
    • Re: Back in SC
      • From: "Andrea Hodges" <andreah@hargray.com>

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