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Growing Oriental Poppies from Bare Root Starts. 4.21.18
Thanks Barbara. There seems to be more snow coming down than was forecast, and I hope it keeps coming. My garden had received about 1/4 inch of water so far.
Chris, I was interested in the "wicked" plants also. I looked at Wikipedia to find them, and was surprised. I've forgotten or never heard about beans:
Chris, a friend sent me an email with various pictures of trees, the Jabuticaba was one of them. I don't have room for another mature tree although if I did have the room I would try it.
Since I have a little dog who investigates everything in the yard and two bunnies I let out to play occasionally I have to be careful I don't plant anything that might harm them - so "wicked" plants might be a good reference for me on what NOT to plant.
Randall, not having ever grown or even seen a Goji bush growing it has been a learning experience for me. They are still pretty floppy and I've wondered if I shouldn't be giving them some support. The label said they could get to 10' high and 5' wide. Do yours get that big? It was my intent that they would act as a sunscreen for my bunny cage, with the edible fruit as a second purpose - keeping good permaculture principles in mind. :)
Spud, hard to imagine you getting snow - suppose to be 85 here today. May you get all the snow you need!
I hope the thaw sets in soon, Spud!
You're welcome, Daniel!
Here comes the snow, dutndodo, here comes the snow, and I say, it's alright.
At least it's better than nothing.
It just started snowing, and I like it because I've had very little H2O this winter. But, not much snow and rain is predicted for this week either. :(
Barbara, I seriously doubt if I get any fruit from the chewed down blackberry canes. Next year I'll fence them in. My mole trap is supposed to kill them with spring loaded spikes. My usual method is to tramp down their runs and patiently wait for movement, then shovel them up and bang them on the noggin (sorry). I have pesky voles, too. Not so easy to catch.
I think my goji plant is dead--no buds seen. :(
Oooh, those Tayberries made my mouth water. I think I'll plant one of them and other kinds of berries where my blackberries are now.
The kind of blackberries I have now are not the ones I remember loving so much. These are not near as good.
I've enjoyed this book very much: http://www.amystewart.com/books/wicked-plants/ and realized that very many dangerous plants live in America. But there are enough plants to poison to your heart's content over here too. No, I have no plans, but I enjoy the info and the book is well written and beautifully illustrated.
What a wonderful tree! I never heard of it before. Something for your garden, Barbara?
Here are pics of the tayberry - it might be some time before mine shows fruit...
Can you imagine having this in your backyard?!
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