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

We'll be planting saffron crocus as soon as the bulbs arrive and the tree guys rip out a couple of large ceanothus... probably a couple of weeks. Then later in the month, we'll be planting three black currants from Whitman Farms [haven't ordered, but talked to Lucile and will pick up]. Tree guys are also scheduled to rip out a large Artemisia [silver mound]. That will be replaced by a Spartan blueberry next spring.

On Aug 30, 2008, at 11:28 AM, Pam Evans wrote:

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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Island Jim
Willamette Valley
44.99 N 123.04 W
Elevation 148'
Hardiness Zone 8/9
Heat Zone 5
Sunset Zone 6
Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
Maximum 102 F [39 C]

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