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Re: Forsythia/Cats and Beans

Hi, Jesse. Rich is likely right about pruning the robust forsythia. But you might want to try to figure out why the other one went south before it came back. It might be a soil or drainage problem.

On Friday, March 19, 2004, at 04:29 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:

Question for you knowledgable ones! When exactly is the best time to trim Forsythia? Right after they bloom right? And if I trim them down severely, will it damage it? I have two weeping forsythia and one almost didn't make it. It's coming back slowly, but now the other looks so much bigger my garden is not "balanced". So...I figured somebody here would know the answer to this. Thanks.

OHH, and for those of you who grow cat grass for your cats should try this. Raja, my princess, is the only cat we have that likes cat grass. Well, in the dead of winter...I couldn't stand it anymore...I had to have some seeds sprouting and green stuff...so I soaked some plain ole pinto beans in water overnight, planted them in a pot and a week later I had lovely green shoots coming up. Well, Raja decided to "taste" them. And she like them. So, she mowed them down. She is not on her SECOND pot of pinto bean sprouts. How weird.

Jesse Rene' Bell
Claremore, OK
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