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


Kitty - you reminded me - I did order some more muscari latifolium (sp?) -
the two-toned jobs.  That is one bulb that does repeat reliably here.

On 8/30/08, james singer <islandjim1@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Didn't mean to say it required the services of a tree guy--only that when
> he was here and hauling stuff away, we'll have him add that to the pile.
> Actually, it's about 3 feet tall by, maybe, 3-4 feet in other
> dimensions--maybe a quarter of a green-cycle barrel in mass--and growing in
> clay... yep, good job for someone younger than moi.
>
> On Aug 30, 2008, at 12:58 PM, Kitty wrote:
>
> A Silver mound needs to be removed by a tree guy?  Good gravy, how big do
>> they get there?  Here they just grow to small 12 inch mounds that eventually
>> rot out in the middle.
>>
>> BTW, you reminded me, I did order some bulbs - Brodiaea, 3 kinds of
>> Lilies, 2 kinds of Alliums, Anemone, Snakeflower, and a fall blooming
>> species daylily.
>>
>> Kitty
>> neIN, Zone 5
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer" <islandjim1@comcast.net
>> >
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Saturday, August 30, 2008 3:23 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] 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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>> 6:12 PM
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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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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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