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Re: bermudagrass wars


Great idea, would also improve drainage some in heavy soils!  That's a keeper!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 3 Sep 2003 11:06:21 EDT

>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
>chlorosis.
>
>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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Kemp TX/zone 8A



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