Re: [gardeners] Dahlia woes

Jeanne L. (
Sun, 01 Sep 2002 09:27:04 -0700

At 05:14 AM 8/30/02, you wrote:
>We rooted out the 88
>zillion cleomes that came up from one planting.

They are amazingly prolific, those cleomes.  They're so pretty, but unless 
you have lots and lots of space, you only need 1/1,000 of what comes up 
from last year's seeds.  I put them in my garden one year, and that was 
that, never needed to plant them again.

Jeanne in SoCalif z9b

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