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RE: Nasturtiums- now where is Pam.....


Sorry, can't help with the growing in TX, but....but my thought would be to
suggest something native for that area if she is garden challenged..
 
My guess is Pam is either out working in the garden getting it back to
normal or doing tons of laundry with that new Kenmore set.... <lol>

Donna

> 
> They do OK here in the early spring but usually croak by late June. I do
> know that they hate fertilizing and rich soil. They do better in very
> poor,
> dry soil from what I recall. I did see someone here have luck with them in
> those coconut fiber lined baskets. They were hanging on the fence and grew
> most of the summer if I recall. Maybe they neglected them so they did
> well.
> Pam, where are you? You know better what will grow in Texas.
> A
> 
> 
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Cathy Carpenter <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 3/14/2005 2:29:33 PM
> > Subject: [CHAT] Nasturtiums
> >
> > I was going to suggest to my gardening challenged daughter in Wichita
> > Falls, TX, that she might plant some nasturtiums, but I seem to recall
> > that they don't like hot summers. Any of you in that part of the
> > country or any place with similar weather grow them?
> >
> > Cathy, west central IL, z5b
> >
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