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Re: Ball gardens


huh? was my thought- so googled it and came up with
maybe this?
http://home.xtra.co.nz/hosts/Wingmakers/Pallalonian%20Solar%20System.html

--- james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:

> Does this mean we can expect PALANON for friends of
> plant addicts?
> 
> On Oct 27, 2005, at 8:41 AM, Lynda Young wrote:
> 
> > Hello, my name is Lynda and I'm a plant
> addict..............
> >
> > Lynda
> > Zone 7 - West TN
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of TeichFlora@aol.com
> > Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2005 1:21 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ball gardens
> >
> >
> > I agree with what you've said, Kitty, and I didn't
> take it as bashing 
> > or
> >
> > such.  Being in the landscape profession...be it
> architect, designer,
> > or
> > maintenance, doesn't automatically make one a
> horticulturist. I think
> > more and more
> > though....at least from what I've seen, people
> that hire someone  in 
> > the
> >
> > profession are looking for someone that does have
> some knowledge.
> > People are
> > tired of the "cookie cutter" look, or such.
> >
> > In general, though, I think design is an overall
> concept.  People  that
> > take
> > the time to actually come up with a design usually
> do some  homework.  
> > I
> > tend
> > to think of people that go for the seasonal color
> alone,  or copying
> > something
> > they see in a magazine to implement in their
> garden as more
> > "decorating"
> > than design.  One can see the difference, I
> think.....a  designed 
> > garden
> > seems to
> > have a purpose,  a balance.....be it with 
> repetitive plants or a
> > variety.  A
> > decorated garden, like a home  or even a
> wardrobe....doesn't quite
> > balance
> > out.  It's more like a  mishmash of things that
> don't quite "fit"
> > together.
> >
> > I have come to realize that there are those that
> garden and those that
> > don't.  I prefer the neighbor that at least puts
> out something, even  
> > if
> > it's
> > annuals, than not doing anything at all.  I've
> also found that  more
> > often than
> > not, those gardeners that start out with the
> annuals, will often  grow
> > into doing
> > more things, and eventually realize there is more
> to gardening  than
> > annuals.
> >  Sure one winces at the choices, or the placement.
>   Often it's just a
> > matter
> > of not having had someone to tell them.  But they 
> live and learn, or
> > have
> > someone that gives them advice or even shares 
> plants.
> >
> > Of course, unfortunately in a few cases,  they
> turn into plant nuts  
> > who
> > have
> > way to many plants, where the idea of sticking to
> a design or a  
> > concept
> > no
> > longer wins out....and they are hopelessly and
> irreversably addicted  
> > to
> >
> > plants.  Meeting people who turn them on to even
> more types of
> > plants.....the
> > addiction then turns into obsession.....
> > surely there is medication for this???  12 step
> program,
> > something??????
> > Help?
> > Noreen
> > zone 9
> > Texas Gulf Coast
> >
> >
> >
> > In a message dated 10/26/2005 11:01:16 AM Central
> Standard Time,
> > gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> >
> > I'm not  bashing all designers.  Design is
> important, but not everybody
> > can agree on what is critical to a design.  Lots
> of differing
> > priorities. Remember, design is not the exclusive
> territory of
> > professional  designers
> >
> >
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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