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Re: hummingbirds NOW Tomato Hornworms


That is a deal Zem.  My favorite nursery tells people yes you can buy this
now but don't plant it until x-date.  But you get a better selection when
you get in there before their Spring open house (next weekend).

On 3/12/06, Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com> wrote:
>
> Apparently the growers in Florida ship everything everywhere at the same
> time each year.  Here there are plenty of great plants around at the
> beginning of April.  I can't blame anybody for buying.  Yesterday I bought
> something too -- a 5-gallon Jane magnolia.  It was $15.  I thought it was
> a
> deal.
> zem
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christopher P. Lindsey" <lindsey@mallorn.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, March 11, 2006 8:23 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] hummingbirds NOW Tomato Hornworms
>
>
> >> The part about 1992 made me laugh.  I was at Home Depot today to
> replace
> >> some lopping shears, and I had to smile at all the people buying
> flowers
> >> for their yards.  It was in the upper 70s today, but our last frost
> date
> >> is
> >> April 15.  Two years ago we had snow on April 14.  Admitedly it warmed
> >> right back up, but some people have shorter memories than I do. :-)
> >
> > Hi Zem,
> >
> >   The same thing happens here every year.  Unfortunately, it's also the
> >   only way for me to get good annuals -- so I end up buying them a month
> >   early and storing them on the deck, bringing them in as necessary.
> >
> >   Otherwise there's nothing left to buy by May 15 (our frost-free date).
> >
> > Chris
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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