Re: [gardeners] Dark confession...

Catharine Vinson (
Sun, 10 May 1998 08:18:03 +0000

Terry wrote:

> They also like magnesium so use 1 tsp epsom salts every 8th time you 
> water, it works like a charm.  They also like the soil a little on the acid side.  
> If it gets too dense in the middle prune it to open it up for good air 
> circulation in humid Atlanta.

Thanks! I never would have thought of the epsom salts. Will do it.

Rosemary wrote:
> >Catharine: I've had good luck with scented geraniums in a HOT dry spot - 
> my
> >deck! Afternoon sun (hot in summer). Don't water it much. They don't like
> >it. I've had nutmeg - loved it.

Hot is easy in Atlanta. Dry is not. Methinks I'm going to try planting it 
in wall basket that bakes on the west wall under the eaves (gets full sun 
but darn little water).

Many thanks!