Re: [gardeners] Re: Fall overview

George Shirley (
Sun, 30 Sep 2001 10:53:24 -0500

She does keep some plus she doesn't deadhead that often so a lot falls on the ground. I've been
deadheading the ones in front all summer because I want to eliminate the ugly things from that bed.
It borders the sidewalk and the zinnias get all sprangly and hang over the walk. When I go out that
way in the morning I end up with dew or rain all over my trouser legs. Doesn't look good to walk
into a clients office with wet trousers, particularly at my age. <VBG> I think she buys new seed
every year because she's a compulsive shopper for seeds.


bsk wrote:
> Is there a reason she doesn't keep her own seed for next year? I had thought
> I would try it when I do grow zinnias.
> Ranchmama
> Okie zone 7a
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "George Shirley" <>
> > The kind you buy in 10 for a dollar packets at the drug store. Miz Anne
> just likes zinnias but she's
> > tight with a dollar so buys them at end-of-season sales.