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Re: Progress on the garden wall

Hey Melody,

With tiny purple flowers, I will bet you bottom dollar that your
plant is Glechoma hederacea, AKA creeping Charlie AKA ground ivy. 
Another clue is that this plant has a definite scent; not unpleasant
but very noticeable when you pull it.  I have it in abundance.  Have
written about it with some scans that might help you in IDing your
pest.  Check here:


scroll down; it's toward the bottom of the article.

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
who'd best get back to work!

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> From: Melody <mhobertm@excite.com>
> Ceres: The following is a real question, not meant in jest, tho' it
> might sound like it: How do you distinguish Creeping Jenny from
> Charlie? I'm sorry, I don't know the official names of either of
> but one of them is downright invading my entire property...I've
> much resigned myself to having this creeping plant everywhere and I
> like the little tiny purple flowers, but I'd just like to know
which one
> I have.
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Sun 01/04,  < Cersgarden@aol.com > wrote:
> From:  [mailto: Cersgarden@aol.com]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2004 12:41:36 EST
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Progress on the garden wall
> In a message dated 1/4/04 10:56:46 AM, kmrsy@comcast.net
> writes:<br><br><< Sagina subulata is Irish Moss. >><br><br>Kitty,
do you
> have this in your garden? My experience in my garden is it <br>does
> but does not rapidly spread. I have used it around stepping stones.
> <br>There are several varieties of ajuga that do well & add color
> variation. Also <br>love Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' (creeping
> as a nice ground cover & <br>the color enhances other plants.
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