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Re: Amaryllis??

 Dear all:  Thanks for all the info. on the Amaryllis and the tillandsias...I'm pretty sure I'm going to be expanding my indoor garden this winter to include these...somehow, over the fall as I moved plants around, I managed to accumulate more houseplants than I've had in some years...I found a really great web site that showed how to make living wreaths using the tillandsias that I am definitely going to try, probably during my long winter vacation which begins in another week...Again, thanks for all the info.  Also, have a new long-term project that I'm about to start for our church...we have a huge expanse of lawn that stretches between the Church and the Rectory and somehow, today, it just popped into my head that this space would be perfectly suited to a living rosary walk...when I mentioned it at church tonight, everyone was very enthusiastically supportive, so it looks as if I'm going to spend the winter putting together a plan for this.  Any ideas from this incredible group of folks we have here would be more than welcome.  Thanks again.

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein --- On Wed 12/11, Kitty Morrissy < kmrsy@earthlink.net > wrote:From: Kitty Morrissy [mailto: kmrsy@earthlink.net]To: gardenchat@hort.netDate: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 22:40:16 -0500Subject: Re: [CHAT] Amaryllis??Marge, Melody,Amaryllis have been covered in depth at least twice in the past 2 yrs, butunfortunately, archives have disappeared.  No matter.  They're a wonderful,easy bulb and worth discussing again.  As new blood joins our group werevisit old topics, but each time we do someone who just learned about themthe last time around is able to share with the newcomer......Kitty> [Original Message]> From: Marge Talt <mtalt@hort.net>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>> Date: 12/11/2002 8:10:41 PM> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Amaryllis??>> > From: Melody <mhobertm@excite.com>> >  Have wanted an amaryllis for a long time but am heartily opposed> to the idea of disposable plants and had always heard these were> unlikely to bloom again.  If this is untrue then I have been really> missing out on something...and I'll have to rectify that a.s.a.p.> ---------->> Totally untrue, Melody.  Amaryllis can be carried over inside in a> coolish spot from year to year and bloom just fine - been doing it> for a long time.  >> Thought we had a thread about this a while back...maybe I'm losing> what's left of my mind?  Kitty...do you recall this?  Also think> there is now another school of thought about having them go> dormant...does this ring anybody's bell?>> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland> mtalt@hort.net> Editor:  Gardening in Shade> -----------------------------------------------> Current Article: Wild, Wonderful Aroids Part 3 - Amorphophallus> http://www.suite101.com/welcome.cfm/shade_gardening> ------------------------------------------------> Complete Index of Articles by Category and Date> http://mtalt.hort.net/article-index.html> ------------------------------------------------> All Suite101.com garden to

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