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Re: revelation

typical marketing technique Donna. When you are on top you grab shelf space with variety to prevent the competition from getting it. Take a look at P&G laundry detergents at your local grocery and see how much shelf space they have compared to competitors. They fill the space with various scents, non scented, stain lifter, bleach alternative, and then repeat that with each of the many brands they make - not because we need it, but to keep the others out.

neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2006 8:19 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] revelation

Speaking of roundup!

Since I have had my fill of weeding already, I decided
to buy some for open areas that need to be dealt with.
What happened to just regular roundup- now they have
a zillion and one kinds out there. Ones that work in
rain? super strength- fancy pumpers that you don't
have to squeeze a million times, and pre-mix-
concentrated versions... geesh.

Anyways, tomorrow I will be whining here - John got
home early and decided to help.... he was spraying
roundup for hours.... wonder how many plants I will


--- james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:

RoundUp was created to kill grass; judiciously
applied, it still does.

On Jun 29, 2006, at 4:24 PM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95
CG/SCSRT wrote:

> What's that saying...One year's seed, seven years
> I'll be fighting grass for a long time since I let
it get so out of
> control
> in the vegetable garden last year. I tried that
supposedly selective
> grass
> herbicide one year, just a small spot in my
ornamental garden, to see
> if it
> would work...killed off everything in the area
except the grass. The
> corn
> gluten meal worked to a very limited extent, and
you have to keep
> applying
> it. So it's hand-pulling from now on. What else
would I do with my
> time.
> Cyndi
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf
> Of Donna
> Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2006 11:23 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] revelation
> It's not the few I am worried about, but when you
> can't see the flowers for the weeds is another
> You are right, when I was the only one living
> here with bare (read weed filled) land around me,
> was worse.
> Also think some of it is due to the birds and
> critters that travel thru.... I have a bunch of
> sunflowers planted in the strangest places about
> bloom... I know I didn't plant them there! (or
> anywhere for that matter)
> Donna
> --- Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT
> <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
>> I tell myself that it doesn't matter all that
>> if I miss a few weeds and
>> they go to seed because the wind blows in seed
>> everywhere, almost all
>> year long. It might even be true. :-)
>> Cyndi
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
>> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
>> Of Donna
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 7:11 PM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] revelation
>> Well I must be doing something wrong.... cause
>> are forever weeds here. I sear for every one I
>> out, a dozen sprout the next day. sigh.
>> Donna
>> --- Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>>> I just don't ever have a lot of weeds, mulch
>>> them under control in the
>>> beds.  Of course I get some, but I guess the
>>> planting keeps them at a
>>> minimum.
>>> Kitty
>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 9:37 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] revelation
>>>> Why don't you have any weeds?
>>>> Donna
>>>> --- Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>>>>> Thanks Zem, I just added one more photo.  A
>> view
>>>>> from the street of the
>>>>> front bed showing the path to the backyard
>>> mentioned
>>>>> in a previous roof
>>>>> photo.  I couldn't get this area from the roof
>>>>> because of the 2 dogwoods.
>>>>> the straight lines with landscape timbers are
>> the
>>>>> places I planted the
>>>>> border of Lancaster Geraniums and the curved
>> area
>>>>> under the right dogwood is
>>>>> planted with Russian stonecrop, Sedum
>>> kamtschaticum,
>>>>> which is in flower now.
>>>>> See that pic here:  http://hort.net/+13no
>>>>> Kitty
>>>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: "Zemuly Sanders"
>> <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 4:43 PM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] revelation
>>>>>> Really nice photos, Kitty/  Your yard is so
>>> neat.
>>>>>> zem
>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 10:00 PM
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] revelation
>>>>>>> It's back in business.
>>>>>>> Here are some photos from my roof.  Can't
>> see
>>>>> much of anything in
>>>>>>> backyard; almost all of this is the south
>> and
>>>>> east sides.

>>>>>>> Kitty
>>>>>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
>>>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 10:18 PM
>>>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] revelation
>>>>>>>> Yahoo will get it's act together again.
>> they
>>> did
>>>>> the
>>>>>>>> same thing a few days ago.
>>>>>>>> One of my other groups is starting the
>> yearly
>>>>> road
>>>>>>>> rally race and we were having a 23 min
>> delay
>>> in
>>>>>>>> getting messages to just post to the site,
>>>>> longer to
>>>>>>>> actually get to your inbox. sigh.
>>>>>>>> Donna
>>>>>>>> who thinks they have server problems, cause
>>> the
>>>>> backup
>>>>>>>> came back in the wrong time order...
>>>>>>>> --- Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:

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