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Re: Zone 10

I don't mind shipping a few things that deserve being saved, though I
realize you were joking to some extent.  I also understand that space is
limited.  Definitely so, here.  But I think anyone who calls themselves a
gardener can find at least one nook or cranny to put a few things.  And to
conserve space, a cutting or two instead of whole plants can work.  However,
I also understand that just because we call ourselves gardeners, we may not
be interested in all-things-gardening.  I don't do food.  Others don't do
overwintering.  Still, I would like to see plants labeled Tender Perennial
instead of Annual as a heads-up to the possibilities.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, February 15, 2004 9:17 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Zone 10

> Being one of the cheap ones on this list :)
> I can only save so many plants. My house is not equipped with plant
> storage and does get overfilled every year.(although this year, many
> didn't get saved due to being ill and not able to get them indoors quick
> enough) Sometimes I wonder if it is really worth it, since most seem to
> die off around March for me and listening to DH complain about a plant
> in his way.
> The thought that does enter my head, especially with annuals, is we
> should be shipping them in the fall to someone like Jim or Pam, regions
> of the country that are just starting those type plants, and have them
> ship them back in the spring when the heat gets to much for them
> there,....
> Donna
> Who should probably wait till I wake up to post this :)
> > But that wasn't my point.  I didn't write about it to see if someone
> could
> > save me some money on it.  I wanted to point out how readliy people
> will
> > throw away perfectly good plants and money.  The Cordyline was just a
> more
> > extreme example, making my point more valid.
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