hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Re: well, hail!

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Re: well, hail!
  • From: "Linda Hunt" nakihee@gmail.com
  • Date: Tue, 9 May 2006 17:40:14 -0500

Oh Donald, I am so sorry for you.  We had hail earlier on, came out with just a couple broken blooms....got very lucky!  My heart goes out to you!  Here's hoping some of those pods can pull it off!
Linda in Lascassas

On 5/7/06, donald <donald@eastland.net> wrote:

>My first cross was made on April  22nd.  I'm 2
> weeks into the season and the crosses seem to have been hard  to
obtain.  I
> can only imagine how I would feel to lose all this work in a  hail

That's why I recommend that when conditions are good for daubing, go
ahead and take advantage of it.  The excess seeds can be dried and
saved for planting later after a year when things go wrong and you
don't get pods.  I have seeds stored in the freezer.  A lot of seeds
actually.  I find they germinate as well as those planted the first
season.  I generally get one or two every year and plant anyway just
because they are older.  But I've been accumulating for several
years now, so there will still be more than I can plant.

I just don't know where to start the cleanup.  Just a little raking
gave me some really large piles of green oak leaves and twigs and
small limbs.  It's going to take a while.

Donald Eaves
Texas Zone 7b, USA 
> Your thread title seems quite appropriate! 

Silk plant Plant maintenance Plant safety
Plant relocation Plant grow light Exchange


Silk plant Plant maintenance Plant safety
Plant relocation Plant grow light Exchange


Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement