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Re: Plans for today

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plans for today
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 10:46:34 -0600
  • References: <13017573.1118626509535.JavaMail.root@sniper4>

Love grass (LG), Eragrostis.  We got:
E. airoides = Darnel Love Grass
E. curvula = African LG, Weeping LG
E. minor = Small LG
E. parviflora = Weeping LG
E. pilosa = soft LG, Jersey LG
E. tenella = Feather Grass, Love Grass, syn: E. interupta

Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A A HODGES" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, June 12, 2005 7:34 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plans for today


> I actually got a lot accomplished this weekend. I finally finished the
> front of the house. Now all I have to do is maintain through the rest of
> the summer. I got everything planted that was supposed to go up there, all
> of the mulch pile moved and spread, everything as weeded as possible, and
> even managed to take some cuttings and get those started. I'm sore, but
> rather pleased. The yard does need to be mowed, but other than that
> everything looks pretty good.
>
> When my friend and I went to Hilton Head yesterday we went to HD. They had
> Coreopsis 'Limerock Ruby' so I replaced mine that died last year. I also
> bought a Phlox 'Bright Eyes' which has the neatest foliage, and is covered
> with pink flowers with a red eye. They are all now happily planted in a
> large container together, along with some Portulaca and Rue. ( I might
need
> the Plant Police for this combo, LOL!)
>
> HD also had Hydrangea 'Lady in Red' so my friend got one and I took
> cuttings. Hopefully they make it. It was $11.95 for a sizeable one gallon
> plant. Wayside wants $24.95 for theirs.....
>
> I also got a few more grasses, Carex 'Toffee Twist' and I forgot the Latin
> name, but the other two are Love Grass (starts with an E)
>
> It was a very productive weekend. Hot and humid, but windy with Arlene out
> there. No rain though, and we need it now! Rich, time to turn.
> A
>
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Barbara Tandy <sundrops@earthlink.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 6/12/2005 2:19:41 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plans for today
> >
> > Today mostly weedeating around my house -- red clover, some kind of
> Mahonia,
> > many grasses, lupine, lotus vines etc etc.  It's "only" about 80 here
> today
> > but cannot stand to do this in the hot sun.  We are supposed to keep a
> 100'
> > fire-safe or protectable zone around our houses here in the California
> > brush, and I can do this except on one side which is not only very steep
> but
> > runs into neighboring (empty) property.  Beyond the grassier zone I have
> > ground cover ceanothus (wild) and manzanita much of which needs to be
> either
> > brushed or mowed with a field mower, and the scrub oaks, Rhamnus spp.
and
> > toyon need to be limbed up to prevent fire ladder.  Fortunately I have a
> > wonderful energetic and capable young man to do a lot of this heavier
work
> > for me.  At first I didn't like the "unnatural" look of clearing out
> > everything but once it is done, it does provide a cleaner more "estate"
> > look and goodness knows is safer.  Also today am feeding / weeding some
> > small stuff in my new perennial gardens and working on making some
> permanent
> > paths, which at this point means just deciding where they are and
cleaning
> > out the weeds.
> > --Barb, Grass Valley CA
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Christopher P. Lindsey" <lindsey@mallorn.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Sunday, June 12, 2005 10:53 AM
> > Subject: [CHAT] Plans for today
> >
> >
> > > So we talked about what people did yesterday; other than Jim (who's
> > > sitting in air-conditioned bliss), what' everyone else doing today?
> > >
> > > It's cooler and less humid than yesterday, so I'm hoping to work on
> > > that concrete slab a little more.  But I need to find some gloves
> > > first because I formed another blister on my hand right where the old
> > > one just finished healing!  I have really big hands, so it's hard for
> > > me to find gloves that fit.  I need XXL or else I can't fit in past
> > > my knuckles.  :(
> > >
> > > I also have another 12 bags of hardwood bark fines to find room for in
> > > the backyard, so I'll probably move some stuff around there.  The
> > > irrigation system needs to be fixed after I broke part of it
yesterday,
> > > and I still have a couple of plants to get in the ground.
> > >
> > > But best of all, I borrowed a friend's Nikon D70 digital SLR (camera)
> > > and I'm going to go out to the Master Gardener's trial gardens today
> > > and just shoot away!  I've been debating whether or not to go digital
> > > (I generally shoot slide film), but I find that I just don't have time
> > > to scan my slides any more.  Maybe this will make it easier.
> > >
> > > Chris
> > >
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