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Re: Weekend report

I thought I "knew better" than to plant regular English Ivy. The Algerian
turned out to be as much of a thug, as did the 'Glacier'.  :-(

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A A HODGES" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, February 20, 2005 7:27 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weekend report

> Really? I've never had a problem with the Algerian. It's the English that
> makes me crazy. I spend a lot of time mowing it. After four years my
> Algerian has just started to climb the outside walls. It will be pulled
> down, as I use it for ground cover only. At my old house it covered a
> hideous concrete box former owners had placed around a cedar tree. It did
> climb into the trunk a bit, but not nearly as bad as the English climbs.
> Hm, guess it just depends on where it is.
> My horticulture teacher always suggested its use rather than the English
> it doesn't climb nearly that much here.
> Andrea H
> hodgesaa@earthlink.net
> EarthLink Revolves Around You.

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