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RE: was NE weather, now bamboo suppliers


Better have a high lip or those suckers will jump over the liner and
take over the pond. One member did this and had a very big mess, swears
they are worse than cattails... 

Donna


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of james singer
> Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2004 1:34 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] was NE weather, now bamboo suppliers
> 
> Eva, a bamboo nursery down here [which wouldn't do for your needs]
> contain running bamboos with neoprene pond liner. Since the rhizomes
> are not deep, it seems to work.
> 
> 
> 
> On Sunday, January 25, 2004, at 01:58 PM, EvaTEsq@aol.com wrote:
> 
> > We have been hit badly from the arctic blast.  It has been bitterly
> > cold this
> > month, and the even colder, biting wind that has been coming down
from
> > the
> > north has been absolutely brutal, though Boston, Mass. has had much
> > colder
> > weather then we have had.
> >
> > I expect that in the Spring I will find that I lost alot of plants
this
> > winter.
> >
> > So, I have been thinking of planting a clumping variety of bamboo
near
> > the
> > pond.  Does anyone know of any good suppliers?  I did some
preliminary
> > research
> > online this morning, but I have only been able to find nurseries
that
> > sell the
> > running bamboo varieties.  I have enough weeds to fight in my yard
--
> > the
> > last thing I need to battle with is an invasive bamboo.
> >
> > In a message dated 1/25/2004 8:18:46 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> > Aplfgcnys@aol.com writes:
> > In a message dated 01/25/2004 9:42:39 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> > justme@prairieinet.net writes:
> >
> >> Eva are you considered part of the nasty artic blast in the east?
News
> >> reports here stating temps at -29F, add the wind chill and burrrr.
> >>
> >> Do we have anyone on the list in that area?
> >>
> >
> > Not that far north, but above Eva, in the lower Hudson Valley we
have
> > been
> > having a brutal winter.  Cold into the teens in early December,
> > followed by
> > more
> > than a foot of snow.  Then  around Christmas it warmed up and
rained.
> > All
> > the snow melted, and there were even some nights when it didn't
freeze.
> > Temps
> > up into the  60s. Some shrubs were budding, and a few bulbs pushing
> > up. Then
> > with the ground all bare, around January 7 it fell to negative
> > numbers, and
> > has
> > been above freezing only one day since.  We did have about  4 inches
> > of snow
> > last week, but there were ten days of brutal cold with no  snow
cover.
> >  I'm
> > afraid we will lose lots of things this year that usually survive.
It
> > was
> > below
> > zero this morning, but is predicted to snow tonight and be milder
next
> > week,
> > like up to maybe 34 degrees by Thursday.  The cold I can live with,
> > but very
> > cold temperatures when the ground is bare make me  unhappy.  I tell
> > myself if
> > I
> > lose a lot of plants it gives me more room to try something new.
> > Auralie
> >
> >
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> > Eva
> > Long Island, NY
> > Zone 6/7
> >
> > "We don't do enough to exploit renewable energy resources."
> > Me
> >
> >
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