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Re: mulch


Hmmm....Linden.....more reason for me to make that road trip to Gee Farms!
Thanks!
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 10:44 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] mulch


> Kitty!  I thought only my older daughter, Tzeitel, was afraid of worms!
> LOL!!!  It's hard for her that our Grandboy Brenden (her son) has learned
to
> value the lowly worm (o.k., it was from me that he learned about them) and
> has found good sport teasing his mom about it.  Does their phobia have a
> formal name?
>
> As for a great shade tree in the mid-west: Lindens, hands down!
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf
> Of Kitty
> Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 9:55 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] mulch
>
> No.  Megan is afraid of worms and has zero interest in gardening.  Mike
> seems to prefer houseplants.  They just wanted the mulch to look better,
so
> that's about how I left it.  The daylilies will probably do alright in the
> clay, they can survive almost anything.  I also planted some Geranium
> phaeum, because Mike liked it, but thats about it.  Down the road, Megan
> wants to install a shade tree, so I will probably help with that.  Anybody
> want to suggest a favorite shade tree for Zone 5?
>
> Kitty
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 8:19 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] mulch
>
>
> > Sounds like you are going to be there for awhile working that .... clay
> > into something gardeningable... (is that a word?)
> >
> > Funny how some small project turns into a major issue... happens to me
> > all the time...
> >
> > Donna
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Oh, nuts!
> > > BTW, I went back to my niece's house to plant a few things today.  I
> > > pulled
> > > away the mulch and cut away the fabric and found....cypress mulch
> > under
> > > it.
> > > Then I dug down again (thought I might fall down the infamous rabbit
> > hole)
> > > and found.....black plastic.  So by now the soil level is 8-10 inches
> > > down.
> > > No way to plant anything.  Except.....there was a large area on a
> > corner
> > > that did not have the second layer.  So I cut the hole and found
> > modeling
> > > clay. The worst possible stuff!  and these people actually went to the
> > > effort of hauling it in there.
> > > Beats me!
> > >
> > > Kitty
> >
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