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Re: Ah, spring

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  • Subject: Re: Ah, spring
  • From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2008 10:35:02 -0500
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The deer won't touch daffodils, they're poisonous to them.  It's the one
thing mother can plant that they will leave alone.

On 3/29/08, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:
> When we left for the State Garden Club meeting on Tuesday, I
> was delighted to see the first two buds of my white Hellebore
> peeping up.  I looked forward to having my first spring blooms,
> other than a few feeble snowdrops.  When we returned yesterday,
> guess what!  The deer had taken them.  I had carefully planted this
> particular Hellebore almost under a Mugho pine that the deer have
> not yet tasted, hoping that the prickly pine needles would protect
> the Hellebore.  Oh well.  So far they have not taken the darker
> blooms of the purply-greeny one that I don't really like, but that
> blooms much more heartily than the white.  It figures - if I like it,
> so would they.
> It's sunny here today, and a few daffodils are showing buds.  Maybe
> the deer won't develop a taste for them yet.  Here's hoping.
> Auralie
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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