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Crinum Bulbs. 3.16.18
Which website have a good collections of seeds and hard to find seeds to order and buy...can anybody recommend some?
Daniel and Idaho Spud,
Thanks for the tip. Since it takes about two months to cover and do off the weeds I was thinking it may be too late to start because Spring seems to be here already .The forecast here is warm rain today and snow tomorrow..... I don't think the snow will last. I have Spring Fever now and am itching to get out and start tilling new ground.
The the reason I asked abt the Hummingbirds decline is because I saw none at our new home and we've been living here for close to 2 years.
Last Summer I did plant wildflowers and sunflowers in a 50' by 20' ground. It managed to feed various butterflies, Carpenter Bees honey bees, (my neighbor have a honey bee apiary) and indigenous birds, including the Yellow Warblers and Baltimore oriole...... but no Hummingbirds.
Perhaps hanging up Humming bird feeders may attract some?
It's certainly true that Spring has arrived way early this year. My forsythias are blooming. Scary.
Garden chore reminders:
"Sweet Autumn Clematis" prune: in late winter or early spring, simply cut the previous season's growth back to a couple of strong buds a foot or two off the ground on each stem.
Go take a look at your Helleborus, they should be setting buds now for bloom at end of winter or early spring.
Thomas, I'm not sure, but I would use black plastic, although clear might produce enough heat to kill most weeds.
I would try black because I put a colored plastic tarp over part of my garden, and thought it would kill the weeds, but when I removed it months later, it had let enough light in, that there were some weeds growing under it. Interestingly, there was some moss also.
....are hummingbird population in decline as well?
I think it was Daniel who mentioned this a several months ago about killing off weeds.
Is the safest way to do this is putting plastic over an area to till for vegetable garden or flower bed? Is clear or black plastic used and for how long?
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