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Re: strange gardening year


I found some millet in my blue and white bed - courtesy of my birdies no doubt!  Corn?  Love it!!
Donna - I'm sure w/ all the deluges you've had and the times your yard's
been under water, that given rise to a whole new crop of weeds. Wouldn't
surprise me a bit. All my weed (and some plant) newcomers are bird
delivered. Not sure it's ever going to rain again here. They say maybe
by the end of the week. Of course, they said that last week too.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 30 Sep 2003 22:49:28 -0500

>> Corn in your flowerbeds?!?
>
>It's happened here several times.  I figured it was squirrels burying it.
>
>Kitty
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 9:35 PM
>Subject: RE: [CHAT] strange gardening year
>
>
>> Must be the rain that is moving and germinating all the weed seeds... I
>> have weeds I have never seen here before!
>>
>> Tonight they are calling for a killing freeze here... hope they are
>> wrong, but with the last trip out with the dog-- eh-- thinking they are
>> right. I covered a few things and brought more inside the garage for the
>> night. Figure it is too early to loose everything!.
>>
>> Corn in your flowerbeds?!?
>>
>> Donna
>>
>> > That, and we had a comparatively mild summer with lots of rain. Yes,
>> the
>> > weeds loved the extra moisture even more than I loved how little I had
>> > to water <s>. I swear I have never had more weeds to pull, and I don't
>> > know if I'm going to catch up before it is too cold out there for my
>> > bare hands. Especially notable this summer were the number of
>> volunteer
>> > trees that came up where they weren't wanted. I've had maples,
>> mulberry,
>> > and sumac popping up in every corner of the garden. Oh, yeah, I also
>> had
>> > volunteer CORN in my flowerbeds! First time for that!
>> >
>> >
>> > Wendy
>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A



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