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RE: Where is everyone?

  • To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
  • Subject: RE: Where is everyone?
  • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 15:15:20 -0800
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  • Thread-topic: [CHAT] Where is everyone?

I'm supposedly in zone 8. But it was only two winters ago it went down
to about 5 degrees and I lost an awful lot of native plants. I know the
tree would do better in the ground but I'd hate to lose it, it's an old
friend by now.


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Daryl
Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 2:11 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Where is everyone?

What zone are you in, Cyndi? I was told that bay wasn't hardy here, but
plant had rooted itself into the ground before I had a chance to plant
It's behind my greenhouse, and is about 12' tall now. We used to go
zero every winter. The lowest we've been in recent years has been about
perhaps briefly lower.


> I got all but a couple of my patio plants into the greenhouse and
> repotted my bay tree. I'm debating about planting the bay tree
> it is right on the edge of hardiness but maybe it's worth taking a
> chance. I actually have room in the greenhouse for a few more pots, I
> looked at the home center but didn't see anything fun I had to have.

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