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Re: bermudagrass wars

In a message dated 09/03/2003 7:39:34 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
gardenqueen@gbronline.com writes:
Texas greensand is actual sand from marine deposits and chock full of
lovely micronutrients. Great source of available iron too to combat

Its texture is like coarse builder's sand.  Dark green in color.  Roses and 
most shrubs adore it.
I've also discovered that a fine layer of it sprinkled over the soil
when seed starting seems to prevent the dreaded damping off disease.
It's wonderful stuff - always keep an extra 50 # sack around just
because it is so useful! Lovely stuff.
My good friend the daffodil judge (now, sadly departed from us) used to say 
she put a handful of greensand in the bottom of the hole whenever she planted a 
bulb. She grew many more than the 100 varieties required of a daff judge, and 
was the winner of many ADS awards.

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