Re: [gardeners] Bulb planting and stuff

George Shirley (
Mon, 20 Oct 1997 08:49:47

At 09:50 AM 10/20/97 -0400, you wrote:
>>I had big plans for today, but fell short of my expectations, only got
>>about a third of my bulbs planted today.
>Cynthia got a lot more done than I did. Thanks to my daughter moving out
>this weekend, I managed only to move and divide some daylilies, which
>weren't as difficult as I expected, seeing as how the two fork method
>really works well.  I just had to get coral and salmon beauties out of the
>pink/blue/purple/red area.Having created this scheme over time, these two
>daylilies just looked like they didn't belong. Replaced them with two
>divisions of raspberry/bluish rose ones and moved the others to a bed that
>is primarily oranges, yellows, blue and white. Sounds organized, doesn't
>it? Read heavy emphasis on primarily. There is always a renegade coming up
>somewhere and I never take anything out when it's in bloom even if it's
>driving me crazy. this year it was a gorgeous echinacea, as magenta as they
>can get, right in the middle of the oranges and yellows, which reminds me I
>want to move it. It never ends...thank goodness...Cheryl
>Cheryl Schaefer, Schaefer Yarns
>Beautiful hand painted fibers
>Zone 5 in the fabulous Finger Lakes of NY
I only have one question, how did you get your daughter to move out?

George, grinning and picking