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Re: Re: Cosmos


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> [Original Message]
> From: Patricia Dickson <pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 9/3/2008 11:00:19 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Cosmos
>
> I would love some too...  if I ever get home to garden again. 
> I am still in Illiinois having a great time with my husband while he is
> working.  Looking forward to fall and the fall color here.
> Thank you for the offer,
> Tricia
>
>
> --- On Wed, 9/3/08, andreah <andreah@hargray.com> wrote:
>
> From: andreah <andreah@hargray.com>
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Cosmos
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2008, 5:17 AM
>
> I would like to try some of the orange cosmos if I could.
> A
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <holmesbm@usit.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, August 30, 2008 11:53 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: Cosmos
>
>
> > My orange cosmos reseed each year.  The other colors don't as well.  I
> > pinch off the seeds and save them for spots I want them to grow in the
> > garden.  The removal of the seeds seems to keep them blooming.  In the
> > fall, I like arrangements of Iron Weed, Golden Rod and orange cosmos. 
If
> > anybody wants some of these seeds, let me know.  Oh, yes, after a month
of
> > dry, hot weather, we had over two inches of rain this past week.  Yes!!!
> >
> >
> >> [Original Message]
> >> From: andreah <andreah@hargray.com>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Date: 8/29/2008 6:18:17 PM
> >> Subject: [CHAT] Re: Cosmos
> >>
> >> Jesse maybe you should pinch them back when they are young-anyone ever
> > tried
> >> that with cosmos? I love them but have not had good luck with them.
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Jesse Bell" <justjess01@gmail.com>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 3:22 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Pam - Purple Prince (?) Zinnias
> >>
> >>
> >> > Ya know...I just don't know WHAT varieties they are
> Tricia...sorry.
> > Some
> >> > are tall, and some are medium height.  I just saw some seeds that
> I
> > liked
> >> > at
> >> > Lowes one day and flung them out there ( I know...I'll never
> make a
> >> > good
> >> > master gardner....)
> >> > And yes, I have tried the tomato cages, and they DO work, just
> looks
> > kind
> >> > of
> >> > shabby until they get big enough..ya know?  I have some of those
> really
> >> > tall
> >> > stakes with a circle at the top that helps hold mine in place.  I
> think
> > I
> >> > got them from Gardener's Supply.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On 8/28/08, Patricia Dickson <pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> What varieties do you plant?  I love the tall white ones!
> >> >> I have read that you can plant some tall plants in tomato
> cages then
> >> >> as
> >> >> they
> >> >> grow the foliage hides the tomato cage.  Have you ever tried
> that?
> >> >> Tricia
> >> >>
> >> >> --- On Thu, 8/28/08, Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
> >> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Pam - Purple Prince (?) Zinnias
> >> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> >> Date: Thursday, August 28, 2008, 1:07 PM
> >> >>
> >> >> ALL of the cosmos that I have in my garden this year, were
> self-seeded
> >> >> from
> >> >> last year.  They do GREAT around here.  The only drawback
> (for me) is
> >> >> that
> >> >> they grow so TALL sometimes, they fall over.  The wind here
> is pretty
> >> >> strong....and I have to support them.  So when I DO actually
> throw
> > seeds
> >> >> out
> >> >> there for them, I make sure they are growing where they are a
> little
> > more
> >> >> protected from the winds.
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On 8/28/08, Patricia Dickson <pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
> wrote:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > I need to try to be better about seeding in the spring.
> I also love
> >> >> cosmos
> >> >> > and wish they would come back without having to reseed.
> >> >> > Do you have any luck with cosmos?
> >> >> >
> >> >> > --- On Thu, 8/28/08, Jesse Bell
> <justjess01@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
> >> >> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Pam - Purple Prince (?) Zinnias
> >> >> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> >> > Date: Thursday, August 28, 2008, 8:19 AM
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Really Tricia?  Most of my zinnias reseed to a small
> degree....they
> >> >> don't
> >> >> > just go "nuts" on me, but I always have some
> come back.  I have
> >> >> some
> >> >> > that
> >> >> > pop up in the cracks of the cement on my back porch and
> I gently
> >> >> > pull
> >> >> them
> >> >> > up after a rain and transplant them in the garden.  But
> usually, I
> >> >> scatter
> >> >> > zinnia seeds in the spring, and then again in the middle
> of summer
> >> >> because
> >> >> > powdery mildew gets to the first ones and they look
> horrible.  So by
> >> >> > the
> >> >> > time I pull them up, the second crop is about to bloom.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > I will say this...before I pull up the unsightly
> ones...I cut the
> > seed
> >> >> > heads
> >> >> > or dead flowers off and toss them in my garden.  They
> end up getting
> >> >> > mulched
> >> >> > over during the summer and that's probably why mine
> >> >> > reseed......plus,
> >> >> > I'm
> >> >> > sure the birds help with that too.
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > On 8/27/08, Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> >> > >
> >> >> > > No problem.  Will have some shortly!!
> >> >> > >
> >> >> > > On 8/27/08, andreah <andreah@hargray.com>
> wrote:
> >> >> > > >
> >> >> > > > Me too Pam since I'm actually somewhere
> that has sun if you
> >> >> > don't mind.
> >> >> > > > ----- Original Message ----- From:
> "Patricia Dickson"
> >> >> <
> >> >> > > > pdickson@sbcglobal.net>
> >> >> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> >> > > > Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 8:04 PM
> >> >> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Pam - Purple Prince (?)
> Zinnias
> >> >> > > >
> >> >> > > >
> >> >> > > > Pam,
> >> >> > > >> I would love to try some of your Zinnias
> if you have extra
> >> >> this
> >> >> > fall.  I
> >> >> > > >> love
> >> >> > > >> zinnia but never have ever had one to
> reseed for me.  Every
> >> >> year
> >> >> > I try
> >> >> > > to
> >> >> > > >> find
> >> >> > > >> a big one that will grow for me, but never
> have found one
> >> >> like
> >> >> > you
> >> >> > > >> describe.
> >> >> > > >> Tricia
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >> --- On Wed, 8/27/08, Pam Evans
> <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> >> >> > wrote:
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >> From: Pam Evans
> <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> >> >> > > >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Pam - Purple Prince
> (?) Zinnias
> >> >> > > >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> >> > > >> Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2008, 4:04 PM
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >> kinda how I felt about it - LOL
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >> On 8/27/08, Jesse Bell
> <justjess01@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >>> They can spread wherever they WANT to
> and I'll be
> >> >> O.K.
> >> >> > with that.
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >>> On 8/27/08, Pam Evans
> <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> > > >>> >
> >> >> > > >>> > LOL - yes ma'am that is the
> correct name.
> >> >> > Aren't they great?
> >> >> > > >>> > And they reseed so prolifically
> (like 4
> >> >> o'clocks)
> >> >> > that I
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >> haven't had to
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >>> > replant them since the first
> year.  That's why
> >> >> I
> >> >> > always have lots
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >> of
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >>> seeds
> >> >> > > >>> > to share.  Be aware they travel
> so they may pop up
> >> >> here
> >> >> > and there all
> >> >> > > >>> over
> >> >> > > >>> > the property.  Must be the birds
> is all I can
> >> >> figure.
> >> >> > > >>> >
> >> >> > > >>> >
> >> >> > > >>> > On 8/27/08, Jesse Bell
> <justjess01@gmail.com>
> >> >> > wrote:
> >> >> > > >>> > >
> >> >> > > >>> > > Pam, those seeds you gave me
> for the Purple
> >> >> Prince
> >> >> > zinnias (was
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >> that
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >>> the
> >> >> > > >>> > > correct name?) - OMG...I
> picked a beautiful
> >> >> one to
> >> >> > take to work
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >> today,
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >>> it
> >> >> > > >>> > > is
> >> >> > > >>> > > FIVE inches across and so
> lush looking.  I
> >> >> want to
> >> >> > ALWAYS have
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >> this in
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >>> my
> >> >> > > >>> > > garden.....thank you so
> much.
> >> >> > > >>> > > Sometimes my zinnias get
> tall...and not so
> >> >> > full...but these are
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >> just
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >>> > > awesome.
> >> >> > > >>> > >
> >> >> > > >>> > > PETUNIAS - anybody know a
> source where I can
> >> >> find
> >> >> > the good,
> >> >> > > >>> > old-fashioned,
> >> >> > > >>> > > petunias that really mound
> and smell so good.
> >> >> > I'm not
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >> talking about
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >>> the
> >> >> > > >>> > > "wave"
> kind...these are the ones my
> >> >> > grandmother used
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >> to grow in her
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >>> > > gardens.  Dark purple, and
> some were
> >> >> white...and
> >> >> > they had the
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >> most
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >>> > HEAVENLY
> >> >> > > >>> > > smell...and really
> flourished in the worst
> >> >> kind of
> >> >> > dirt and
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >> heat......
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> > > >>> > >
> >> >> > > >>> > > Looking for some low
> maintenance - high impact
> >> >> > plants.
> >> >> > > >>> > >
> >> >> > > >>> > > --
> >> >> > > >>> > > Jesse R. Bell
> >> >> > > >>> > >
> >> >> > > >>> > >
> >> >> > > >>>
> >> >> > > >>
> >> >> >
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> >> >> > > >>> >
> >> >> > > >>> >
> >> >> > > >>> > --
> >> >> > > >>> > Pam Evans
> >> >> > > >>> > Kemp TX
> >> >> > > >>> > zone 8A
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