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RE: Forsythia/Cats and Beans


I thought the time to prune them was when they are dormant.  Go into the
bush and trim out the oldest, thickest branches.  

Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN




> [Original Message]
> From: Jesse Bell <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 03/19/2004 1:29:23 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Forsythia/Cats and Beans
>
> 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
> Zone 6
>
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