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Re: Re: Re: landscape


wild carrot some people call it.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Kitty
Sent: 6/27/2004 10:42:00 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: landscape

> "carrot-like" ??  It is a carrot, isn't it?

> 

> Kitty

> ----- Original Message ----- 

> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>

> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 10:13 PM

> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: landscape

> 

> 

> > Auralie, it also makes lovely pressed flower art and is an accent folks

> > don't forget when added to a bouquet too!  I like the "carrot-like" scent

> of

> > it, too and the tiny purple flower in the center.

> >

> > Blessings,

> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)

> >

> > -----Original Message-----

> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On

> Behalf

> > Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com

> > Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 11:00 PM

> > To: gardenchat@hort.net

> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: landscape

> >

> > Bonnie, my grandmother, who had moved from upstate NY to Fla as a child,

> was

> >

> > very

> > proud of growing Queen Ann's Lace in her garden. I was really surprised to

> > find it as

> > a roadside weed when I moved north.  I remember that she taught me to

> color

> > it by

> > putting the stems in water colored with Easter-egg dyes. The flowers would

> > take up the color and be pink, blue, green, or whatever.  She would make

> > bouquets of vari-colored blossoms.

> > I still allow some in my garden, but then I grow milkweed, too. I think it

> > is

> > a handsome

> > plant and I love the scent of the flowers.  It grows in the narrow space

> > between the drive

> > and the large boulder, and when it blooms, the whole area smells of it.

> > People tell me

> > I have to get rid of those weeds, but they are really a favorite of mine.

> > Auralie

> >

> > In a message dated 06/27/2004 10:46:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time,

> > wmorgan972@ameritech.net writes:

> > I've been having trouble finding Queen Ann's Lace in our neighborhood.  I

> > finally found some in an open lot across from Bill's office building and

> > trudge through waist high (and higher) weeds to get to them.  I'd like to

> > dig some up and put it in my garden, but I'd need to make certain of

> > ownership and ask permission.  They'll probably look at me like I'm crazy

> > for wanting a "weed." LOL!!!

> >

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