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Re: Fashion Note: now sago

We've got a stiff North wind going out there. Ed and I were looking at
Bridgett's van trying to figure out where the anti-freeze is leaking
out. Brr. Going to go down to 30 tonight. Going to try watering and
covering my lemon tree instead of lugging it in again - like to gave
myself a hernia doing that last week.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: cathy carpenter <cathyc@rnet.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 16 Dec 2003 15:06:11 -0600

>If it was 60 here, I'd be out in my garden! Unfortunately, it is around 
>32, with a vicious wind blowing from NNW - even the cat won't go out!
>On Monday, December 15, 2003, at 04:56 PM, james singer wrote:
>> If you want to quit spraying it, Bonnie, just cut the fronds off. It 
>> will probably put out a flush of new ones... and they will likely be 
>> scale-free. I think it's old enough to take that kind of shock in 
>> stride. That, incidentally, is how we have treated some of the very 
>> large ones at the nursery. If the infestation was really bad and the 
>> fronds began to turn brown, we cut them all off [bald stump], sprayed 
>> the trunk to kill any scale that might be hiding there, and fertilized 
>> the stump with osmocote. They all came back free of scale.
>> Man, this cold [don't laugh, northern persons] is really beginning to 
>> annoy me. About 60 degrees today with a north wind. An office chum, 
>> who is new to the area from another part of Florida, leased a beach 
>> house that is neither insulated nor heated. Every morning she looks 
>> like a smurf with red hair.
>> On Sunday, December 14, 2003, at 04:27 PM, William Morgan wrote:
>>> Now I'm trying to find room somewhere near light (away from a vent, of
>>> course) for my throatwort and a new little hibiscus. I think I caught 
>>> my
>>> Sago Palm's "bugs" too late as it is starting to brown. I'm still
>>> spraying it on the off chance it will recover once the infestation is
>>> crushed.
>> Island Jim
>> Southwest Florida
>> Zone 10
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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