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Re: Busy day

Old topic - but I've been traveling to Buffalo for
work so I'm behind (as usual) and catching up today.

Theresa, I'm about 2/3 of the way from Baltimore west
to Frederick, so north central I guess (it's a
strangely shaped state).  Sorry to take so long to

Maryland zone 6

--- Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net> wrote:

> I think the bower vine will grow pretty well- it
> will be a while for the 
> little rose though. 
> P.S.  Where in Maryland are you?  I'm sure you've
> said before, but I 
> forgot. 
> Theresa
> Libby Valentine wrote:
> >It sounds like it's going to be absolutely lovely -
> pics next spriing (or will it grow in more quickly
> than that where you are?
> > 
> >Libby
> >Maryland zone 6
> >
> >Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net> wrote:
> >So- yesterday was my busy day outside. I ripped out
> the remnants of 
> >the tomatos and planted my snow and snap peas. The
> spot I was 
> >solarizing I hope got cooked enough. The plastic on
> top of the earth 
> >has started disintegrating. I'm going to remove it
> and cover that whole 
> >bed with clear plastic over the winter and into
> spring until it's time 
> >to plant something else. 
> >I also bought a water trough (like a horse would
> drink out of- 2x4x2 
> >foot size), drilled holes in the bottom and set it
> on bricks, and filled 
> >it with soil. It is outside the window of the room
> my husband uses as 
> >an office at home. He used to only have a view of
> the fence about 5 
> >feet from the window and the neighbors house beyond
> that- not too 
> >exciting. It is on the north side of the house. I
> got a lattice panel 
> >and attached to the top of the fence, and filled
> the trough with ferns, 
> >pansies, cyclemen, a couple of mini-mums, and a
> white bower vine, and an 
> >Alba (sauvolens) rose (a climber that does well in
> shade). So, now he 
> >has some color and the rose and bower vine should
> make a nice green 
> >backdrop once they grow more.
> >
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