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Re: Frost now HGTV show?


 I was a guest designer on "Landscape Solutions" .  Not a biggie. Just
something I do.

I understand ripping out more grass. We started with about two-thirds of an
acre in grass. I bought my husband a garden tractor so that he could keep up
with the mowing, and for tilling a big vegetable garden and new beds. Now
there's hardly room for a push mower.

Used to have several hundred feet of mostly perennial borders, but have
gradually been converting them to conifers and flowering trees and shrubs so
as to prepare for when I can't garden much at all.

So what did you buy at the plant sale? ;-)


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Theresa- yahoo" <tchessie@yahoo.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 11:18 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Frost now HGTV show?

> Ok-  Have I totally missed something? What HGTV show?  The UGA campus
> stunning- wish I was going for a visit.
> UCD's arboretum is nice too- but totally different plants here than in GA.
> At least their plant sale in next weekend.  I am going to have to rip out
> more grass this fall....
> Theresa
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> Behalf Of Daryl
> Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 6:36 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Frost
> The whole UGA campus is an arboretum, so even if you don't see the woody
> trials, there's neat stuff. The Hort trial gardens are open 24/7, but they
> trade out the Begonias, Pentas and other summer annuals for the Dianthus,
> Pansies, Snaps, and such about now. There are a few perennial trials that
> carry across the seasons, but I don't know what's there this year. I've
> missed all of the open houses this fall. A few years ago, one bank was
> filled with Pulmonarias, Heucheras, Tiarellas and Heucherellas. It was
> magnificent, but I think they're done with them.
> If you have time to hit a couple of garden centers, Goodness Grows and
> After Thyme are worth seeing.
> As for me, I flap my lips on several subjects. My favorites are organic
> gardening, environmentally friendly gardening, gardening for wildlife, and
> gardening with native plants. I guess that most speaking requests are for
> role as  a garden designer, especially since the HGTV show, though. Not a
> biggie - just something I do.
> If you're going to be in the Atlanta area, let me know. I'd love to show
> around the Atlanta Botanical Garden. They've also renovated the gardens
> around the Atlanta History Center. I haven't seen that yet, so it would be
> an adventure for me, too.
> Daryl

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