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Re: dulcinea's heart and mine

  • Subject: Re: dulcinea's heart and mine
  • From: "Daryl" <dp2413@comcast.net>
  • Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2009 13:00:00 -0400

Some Orchid growers I know sprinkle cinnamon on cuts and rotten spots. They say it works quite well.

Can't hurt, might help.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, June 06, 2009 12:56 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] dulcinea's heart and mine

Well, I dug it up. Re Daryl's mention of soil moisture, that aspect seemed ideal. It wasn't wet, wasn't dry - seemed just right. Mulch was only perhaps a half in thick. Roots were nice and white, nothing appeared rotted. The base is solid and woody. I had planted a dwarf Amsonia next to it at the same time last year and it is doing beautifully. I potted what is left of it up; removed all the dying material. We'll wait and see.
Gosh, I wanna order another one really bad.

neIN, Zone 5

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