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Re: Question about overwintering annuals

Thanks Kitty, I'll give it a try and let you know!


In a message dated 9/23/03 12:02:40 PM Eastern Daylight Time, "Kitty" <
kmrsy@comcast.net writes:

> Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 23:31:34 -0500
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Question about overwintering annuals 
> Maddy,
> Pile on some straw over your salvia and I bet it'll be fine.  That's what
> I've done for Crocosmia and it worked.  I've not started a sage from
> cuttings but your method sounds reasonable to me.  Let us know how they do.
> Kitty
> - ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <MyTGoldens@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, September 19, 2003 9:15 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Question about overwintering annuals
> >Thanks to all who answered with detailed suggestions. Unfortunately, I
> live
> >in a simple, very small ranch house- no basement, no porch, no small
> unheated
> >room, so anything I bring in will have to survive in my living room.
> >
> >Several of you said that Salvia Black and Blue is rated to zone 6, which
> >means it should make it here if I mulch it well. In case it doesn't, can
> new
> >plants be started from cuttings? Would I just start them the usual way,
> dipped in
> >rooting hormone and planted in damp vermiculite?
> >
> >Thanks!
> >Maddy Mason
> >Hudson Valley, NY  zone 5/6

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