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Re: Re: blackberries/gardenias

re: "just how big are the yams down there?"

Well, it is Texas, Kitty, so I'd guess those yams would be pretty big!  :-)

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Sun 03/28, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2004 13:31:26 -0500
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: blackberries/gardenias

just how big are the yams down there?<br><br>----- Original Message
----- <br>From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com><br>To:
<gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2004 12:18
PM<br>Subject: [CHAT] Re: blackberries/gardenias<br><br><br>> I hope
blackberry vines are better behaved up North. They run wild
here<br>too.<br>> Well, I did break my oath to never purchase a
non-xeriscape plant again.<br>> Bought a dwarf gardenia today when I
went to McDade's for lemon verbena<br>> and lava sand.<br>><br>> It's in
a large pot so I can control the soil pH and will be on the<br>> prowl
for whiteflies. Found that sweet myrtle too that Jesse was looking<br>>
for. Didn't know they got 10' tall. So I made room for it out there<br>>
along the tree/shrub line. Just about using a shoe horn out there now.
I<br>> must be bonkers. Had to dig up a four o'clock tuber the size of a
yam.<br>> Wow. Monstrous thing. Just starting to drizzle now, so my
timing was<br>> lucky. Good thing too - really overdid it w/ my back
this morning.<br>><br>><br>><br>> Pam Evans<br>> Kemp, TX<br>> zone
8A<br>> ----- Original Message -----<br>> From: Andrea H<br>> Sent:
3/27/2004 9:17:00 PM<br>> To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>> Subject: Re:
[CHAT] Buddleia davidii a noxious weed???<br>><br>> > talk about noxious
weeds! You're actually going to plant a blackberry<br>vine<br>> > on
purpose? Would you like me to send you some? I spend most of my
time<br>> > battling them to keep them from overrunning everything. I
suspect they<br>are<br>> > actually dewberries but the concept is the
same. They are tasty, but oh<br>my<br>> > aching soul they drive me
nuts!<br>> ><br>> > However, I am sorry to hear about the trellis and
the rose. I've been<br>> > fortunate not to loose anything to high winds
yet, but tornado season<br>hasn't<br>> > quite arrived either. And then
hurricane season starts of course!<br>> ><br>> ><br>> > Andrea H<br>> >
Beaufort, SC<br>> ><br>> ><br>> > ----- Original Message ----- <br>> >
From: "Wendy Swope" <wendyswope@mindspring.com><br>> >

To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>> > Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 9:47
AM<br>> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Buddleia davidii a noxious weed???<br>>
><br>> ><br>> > > Thanks, Bonnie! The garden may not be, er, unified,
but verdant it<br>> > certainly is! <s><br>> > ><br>> > > I lost my 10
foot rustic trellis in the front yard to the big<br>windstorm<br>> > >
last week (was it only last week? we had 50 mph gusts, for those
of<br>you<br>> > > who aren't in our neck of the woods!), but the
"Alberic Barbier" rose<br>> > > that was trained to it may still be
salvagable. No roots pulled up. I<br>am<br>> > > thinking of putting up
pea fence and retraining it horizontally into a<br>> > > space that has
been a grass path between beds, and maybe adding a<br>> > > blackberry
vine or two to intertwine with it. Another big project! The<br>> > >
first step will be cutting the rose free of the fallen
trellis,<br>followed<br>> > > by stripping the sod path and putting down
landscape barrier and mulch<br>> > > where I'm planning to erect the pea
fence.<br>> > ><br>> > ><br>> > > Did you lose anything to the
wind?<br>> > ><br>> > > Green Hugs,<br>> > ><br>> > > Wendy<br>> >
><br>> > > -----Original Message-----<br>> > > From: Bonnie & Bill
Morgan <><br>> > > Sent: Mar 23, 2004 11:31 PM<br>> > > To:
gardenchat@hort.net<br>> > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Buddleia davidii a
noxious weed???<br>> > ><br>> > > Wendy, I happen to like your little
corner of the neighborhood. :>D<br>When<br>> > I<br>> > > think of
verdant, I think of your yard, filled with life.<br>> > ><br>> > >
Blessings,<br>> > > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)<br>> > ><br>> > >
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