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Re: what's everyone ordering/planting for Fall?


The Blue Hill and May Night salvias do better w/ more water and less sun
than the really xeriscape jobs, bet they would do better there than here.

On 8/30/08, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> I've grown Wall Germander but not Germander sage.  The bot name for yours
> indicates it is a salvia that looks like a germander.  Interesting.  I don't
> do well with most sages, though I am trying that new blue one from HCG this
> year.  Got it in spring with the perennial snapdragon 'Dulcinea's Heart'. If
> she truly is a hardy perennial, she has won my heart.  Blooms for months!
> Gorgeous!
>
> No ordering this fall.  Too busy with what I have.  I still have some
> heucheras and thyme to plant.  And a lot of digging, dividing, and potting
> to do.  I sold about 300 pots at my August plant sale so it is time to start
> rebuilding my inventory for next April's sale.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, August 30, 2008 2:28 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] what's everyone ordering/planting for Fall?
>
>
>  Just placed my High Country Gardens order for the fall.  Everything that
>> summer/drought killed is getting replaced w/ a salvia (Wild Thing, Ultra
>> Violet or West TX Cobalt) and replacing a couple lavenders (England) and
>> one
>> artemisia (Powis Castle).  Thank God for salvias, my yard would be a sorry
>> looking place w/out them.  I guess they don't carry the germander sage any
>> more.  Too bad, I have 3 that have done beautifully when most things in
>> pots
>> just up and croak. And the hummers & bumble bees just love them, but they
>> like all the salvias, so they're less picky than I am.
>>
>> Anyone else planting anything interesting this fall??
>>
>> --
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX
>> zone 8A
>>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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