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RE: Odd occurrences


> I am gald to here that your clematis does well on a chain link fence. I
> planted a few where I wanted to block my neighbors view. They are
> starting to fill out and hopefully will do that by next year. I was
> worried that the fence would get to hot and burn them out.
>
 I suppose they actually shade the fence.
Kitty

> [Original Message]
> From: Donna <justme@prairieinet.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 6/8/2003 7:58:57 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Odd occurrences
>
> IMHO, this is the year for shrubs here... mine have been outstanding, so
> thinking it applies to most of those type plants. Most plants will
> attempt to resituate themselves for there needs... so yep, thinking the
> cloudiness of late made the clematis head in the direction you wanted.
>
> I constantly find things in the strangest places. Not unusual here.
> Things move from the back yard to the front all the time. I attribute
> most of this to birds and other wildlife here.
>
> I am gald to here that your clematis does well on a chain link fence. I
> planted a few where I wanted to block my neighbors view. They are
> starting to fill out and hopefully will do that by next year. I was
> worried that the fence would get to hot and burn them out.
>
> Donna
>
> > 
> > About 13 years ago I planted 2 clematis on chain link fence.  This is
> > just an "arm" of fence; The neighbor's fence t's into mine, but mine
> > continues a couple feet to it's last post.  The fence runs east to
> west;
> > the arm being at the east end, with full southern exposure - nothing
> in
> > the way.  I always wanted the vines to grow to the west , continuing
> on
> > the fence after the t or at least to head south on the neighbor's
> fence.
> > But they always mounded on themselves and, if anything were inclined a
> > bit to the east.  This year, though, they are traveling west, all on
> > their own, and a few have even headed south on the neighbor's fence.
> > Why?  A friend suggested that because it's been so dreary, no sun,
> they
> > more readily followed what little light we got as the sun headed west.
> > But it's not the first dreary spring.  any ideas? Another happy
> oddity:
> > Asarum europaeum.  I have a small colony that I thinned out a couple
> yrs
> > ago that has thickened right up again.  Have had the plants about 10
> > years.  This year I am finding seedlings in all the strangest places.
> > Some are about 15 -20 ft away, but other I've found are a good 50 feet
> > from the plants.  Is this normal?  I also just found corydalis
> seedlings
> > in front of the house when the only plant I had was way out back.
> > Verrrrrrrrrrrryyyyy
> > Interesting..... Kitty
>
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