Re: [gardeners] What was the best and worse?

Margaret Lauterbach (
Thu, 18 Sep 1997 09:22:59 -0700

At 10:19 AM 9/18/97 -0500, you wrote:
>The best was getting out and working in the garden and with the herbs in
>containers. Very restful and a good stress reliever. I'm very happy with the
>progress of my Spanish and Puerto Rican oregano's and with the various
>chile's we planted this year. The worst was losing my santolina and several
>lavenders I had propagated from seed. Tomatoes were a disappointment in the
>veggie garden but generally are here in the heat and humidity. Cukes weren't
>too great either. Long green beans from Fox Hollow Seeds were a major
>success considering that we got something like 25 pints canned, probably
>another 20 pints we ate fresh, all from one 24-foot row. Envy soybeans were
>a bust while the Tongue of Fire shelling beans were good but short-lived.
>Both of those came from Johnny's.
George, are your shallots still growing, or did the poltroons get 'em?