Re: [gardeners] buddleia needs help (
Wed, 07 Jun 2000 10:32:19 -0600

At 09:31 PM 6/6/00 -0400, you wrote:
>It would also help if you could shade it temporarily.  I did that for a
>couple of little pear trees I moved when it was really hot.  I think I used
>some tomato stakes and a big piece of white plastic I had, and some strings
>from the tops of the stakes to pegs in the ground to anchor it.  It all came
>apart in a few days, when it got windy, but it was enough to keep the trees
>alive.  I misted them, too.

Thanks for the tomato stake idea, David.  I turned them upside down and
anchored with rocks then covered with the lightest sheet I have.  I got
that on at about 7 am and have been misting them by reaching under.  I feel
better about misting now that they're out of the sun.