Re: Snaps was Re: [gardeners] Voting Soon?

Rosemary Carlson (
Thu, 09 Apr 1998 23:23:04

Liz: What zone are you in? I would kill (well, almost) for a camelia!


At 08:12 PM 4/9/98 +0000, you wrote:
>Rosemary Carlson <> wrote:
>> You mean my local nurseries are *right* about something???? Surely
>> you jest...
>> Rosemary
>That's okay, one of the nurseries here was selling some rhodies for 
>$50 - $75 a plant that will die in our east of the Cascades winter.  
>Speaking of which, now I remember what I've been wanting to tell yall 
>-- there's a lady one block over from me who has a 6 year old 
>*camelia* growing on the north side of her house.  I kid you not!  
>That sucker is blooming right now!  I saw it last week and didn't 
>believe my eyes so I took her a basket of forsythia stems and chatted 
>her up about that camelia.  She doesn't do anything but throw some 
>straw around the base for winter protection.  I almost cried when I 
>saw it -- Grandma had one just like it.