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Old 03-06-2006, 10:48 PM   #31
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I can't believe you've had four of them!! I'm sorry...that shouldn't be funny...and what kind of KID steals a Southern Living Garden Book?!

I can understand your reluctance to buy a new one, but really, who's left to steal it that doesn't have it already? :rofling:
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Old 03-06-2006, 10:53 PM   #32
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I don't have much of a garden anymore, but one year I used one of those 'blankets' that had seeds embedded in them. I had no idea of what was going to come up, so it was a lot of fun to watch it develop. I had some beautiful flowers that year! Now I have a very large deck over where my 'garden' was. I'd love to plant flowers but I don't want to go through the initial work to get the area set up. I'll just stop in here and look at all your beautiful flowers.
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I've been tempted to buy one of those blankets just for the surprise factor! At the back edge of our yard is a wooden fence; I think a blankie of wildflowers would look nice back there. Of course to plant the blankie I'd need a tiller...oh well. Maybe next year
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Old 03-07-2006, 12:36 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by countingsheep
Hey, gardenmommy, know anything about Crepe Myrtles? Mine are out of control and need pruning but I don't know when to do it? Everyone seems to whack them off at different times of the year and I've never know what was right.

I know it's not a knitting question but... I can't resist asking since there's a specialist in our midst!

Thanks, Angela
Hi Angela! Crape myrtles aren't hardy where I live, so I don't have any experience on them.

I did find this information from the U of Georgia Extension Service...that might be helpful!
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:19 AM   #35
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Thanks, I know UGA's web site and am not really sure I didn't think to check it before asking you. Glad I'm holding off on doing that "spring stuff" because it was down right.. brisk this morning! The 30's are brisk, right?

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Old 03-07-2006, 09:31 AM   #36
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The 30s are brisk to me!
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