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Re: Re:Wisteria now round-up and today activities

Let's try this again.  I spent most of the day outside today and did a 
little painting of round-up myself.  I have  california fuschia that is 
bent on world domination- so I round-upped a bunch of it today.  Also 
planted several tomato plants I got yesterday at the SF Flower show and 
put to wall-o-waters around them.  I also planted the 2 heather plants I 
got, and a fragrant columbine.  I tried out my new electric chain saw 
(which I just love!) and got a bunch of things pruned and filled up both 
yard and garden barrels.  Mowed the lawn, fertalized all of the front 
garden beds.  Then, since I have majorly been bitten by the gardening 
bug and the day was perfect, I went to Capital Nursery to buy 2 more 
blueberry plants.  Well, as you can imagine, I got the blueberrys, and a 
climbing vine for the front light pole, and a bunch of annuals including 
some seeds to plant on the south wall this year.  I usually put tomatos 
there, but since we are going to have to get the siding and window over 
there replaced at some point- I've opted for other plants this year.  
Origianlly I was just going to leave it empty- yeah right!!-  well that 
idea didn't last long.  I couldn't stand a 3 ftx 20 ft strip of empty 
dirt just calling for something to go there!  So, annuals it is- cheap 
and when the siding people kill them, I won't return the favor.  Today 
was a perfect gardening day!


Donna wrote:

>On the few occasions I have used roundup- I have paint brushed it on only
>the plants I wanted gone. Didn't appear to effect anything else, but I was
>not spraying it where residual was landing on the ground or using it in mass
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>>Behalf Of TeichFlora@aol.com
>>Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 6:06 AM
>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>Subject: [CHAT] Re:Wisteria
>>Thanks.....and doing this will not hurt the surrounding plants???  I'm
>>always hesitant to use any type of herbicide.  Have heard that it travels
>>the roots and can affect other plants touching these roots.  Is  this
>>zone 9
>>Texas Gulf Coast
>>In a message dated 3/16/2006 11:02:30 PM Central Standard Time,
>>gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
>>As far  as getting rid of it, I would cut it down at ground level and
>>paint  the stump with with a herbicide formulated for woodies, then
>>keep an  eye out for sprouts and treat with herbicide as they appear.
>>You may  have to keep vigilant for a couple of years.
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