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Re: Horticulture F05

This is like a final exam (the last of which I took yesterday in real life- no more classes for me! Yeah!)..

Answer to question 1: How do those of you who live in parts of the country with a 3 month winter/dormant season keep from going nuts?? My garden is the primary thing that keeps me sane. Dirt= therapy.

Answer to question 2: Yes!!! But I think I'd want more than 5 minutes, and I would want the idiot to have to yank out all 5 million white jupiter's beard babies coming up over a 25 square foot area in my front garden!! (P.S. I dug up the parent plant 2 weeks ago and gave it away to the friend- warning them to plant it only in a place they wanted covered with this plant).


kmrsy@comcast.net wrote:

I just opened the Feb issue of Horticulture and read Tom Fischer's
opening rmemarks. He mentions that he likes the garden of no green in
Jan and goes on to discuss why. He talks about reading "Weeds of the
Northeast" and realizes he has many of those listed in the book. He
finally comes to his two questions he rhetorically asks the reader (and
the reason I brought this up here at chat because it gave me a good

"First, how do those of you who live in parts of the country with a
12-month growing season keep from going nuts? And second, wouldn't you
love to have 5 minutes alone with the idiot who said 'A weed is just a
plant growing in the wrong place.'?"


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