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Re: Houseplants WAS: Re: My Intro

I started with houseplants many years ago, but now I have none.  Your China
Doll was new to me so I had to look it up.  I came up with Radermachera
sinica. Some of the pics I found show a very nice little bush.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "SueNY" <sue.nyc@att.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 11:18 PM
Subject: Houseplants WAS: Re: [CHAT] My Intro

> Hi again,
>    Sorry I have taken so long to reply...last week I found out I have
> and it kind of threw me for a loop. Luckily for me it's not likely to
> to my organs or anything. Turns out what I thought was just a wart is
really a
> cancerous skin growth.
> I am having surgery on Monday. Having fair skin and blue eyes my doctor
says I
> was at high risk. From now on it's SPF 30 and a hat for me!
>   Anyway, to answer everyone's questions, I do have a cat, but he has
> absolutely no interest in my plants. He likes to sniff the flowers on my
> begonias, impatiens, geranium, and violets, but that's it. I have two big
> windows filled with plants as well as
> several tables near them. If you want to move your houseplants outside,
> have to do so very gradually. Start them in a shady area and gradually
> them to sunnier and sunnier areas. And remember, some houseplants don't
> direct sunlight at all. Most of them prefer medium light or bright
> light.
>   I grow a lot of different things. I have three varieties of Swedish Ivy
> plants) , 2 varieties of Pothos (6 plants), some Philodendrons, three
kinds of
> Peperomia, three Diffenbachia, 4 kinds of Coleus, Geraniums, Baby Tears,
> Violets, Impatiens, Begonias, two kinds of Syngonium, some herbs, a China
> Doll, 2 Aluminum plants, a Prayer Plant, a Purple Passion Plant, an
> Violet, and a Schefflera! Whew! I think that covers it. I'll be taking
> and putting them on a website soon!
> SueNY
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