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RE: weather/gardening

Let's here it for snow days!
nya, nya, Pam doesn't get 'em!

I ordered the Red Yucca from HCG for our Display Gardens last year. A
pretty small start, but it is doing fine. I, was amazed at it's
hardiness listing and look forward to future growth.

I ordered G. Rozanne last year from Gene, but I ordered too late or
something and it was scratched. Fortunately I found it in September at a
country nursery near here, so I'm eagerly awaiting next season's blooms.

I've seen the Tiarella SS only in pics and it looks lovely; good choice!


> Snow day for me!   Hooray!
> I'm using some of my spare time to catch up on reading e-mail.  I don't
> post very often, although not for lack of things to say, but little free
> time. :-(
> We've been having that frigid weather, in the single digits and teens,
> so I haven't spent much time outdoors!  I'm behind in my horticultural
> reading too. Yet, I did start to make some lists of things to look out
> for when scouting the garden centers this spring!  Geranium 'Rozanne',
> with a long bloom season and blue 3" blooms sounds appealing (Gene
> carries it. Gene, give us your take please!)
> http://www.plantdelights.com/Catalog/Current/Detail/05111.html
> Hesperalie pariflora (Common name: Red Yucca, but not a true yucca) has
> coral wands, 4'-5' tall, and blooms for months!
> http://www.plantdelights.com/Catalog/Current/Detail/00917.html  There's
> a yellow clone too.
> http://www.mswn.com/Plant%20Info%20Sheets/Hesperaloe%20parviflora%20yell
> ow.pdf  Tiarella 'Spring Symphony' has nice foliage as well as bloom for
> the shade.
> I'm ordering some hanging pots from Gardener's Supply.  (Thanks for
> mentioning the site, and reminding me.)  I wanted dark green pots and
> the self watering feature is good for me as I'm always letting things
> dry out!
> My coleus cuttings are so huge that I'll need to take cuttings of the
> cuttings soon!  I have to make room for trays of daylily seeds that I'll
> be planting next month.  Oh I wish  I had a greenhouse!
> Christine Petersen   Northport, Long Island, New York      Zone 7
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