Re: [gardeners] need some ideas

Harry Boswell (
Fri, 18 Apr 2003 15:20:52 -0500

Is this the same Doug Reed????

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From: "Doug Reed" <>
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Sent: Friday, April 18, 2003 2:16 PM
Subject: Re: [gardeners] need some ideas

> Billie,
> I have a Nellie Moser Clematis growing on my arbor in
> sun conditions as yours. It seems to handle the part shade
> conditions just fine. It covers one side and most of the
> of the arbor.
> -Doug
> -Boulder County, CO
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Billie <>
> Sent: 04/18/03 10:57 AM
> To:
> Subject: [gardeners] need some ideas
> >
> > Hi, all...
> I'm thrilled to hear the list will go on and that George
will still
> be with us as a posting member - don't know how I'd do w/o
your life
> is good posts, George! :)
> I need some ideas for something to plant in a couple spots
in our
> garden. First, our front gate has an arbor over it and I
would like
> something that is pretty and grows fast. I planted peace
roses on
> both sides last year in hopes that they would eventually
meet in the
> middle - one died and the other one is healthy and growing
but soooo
> slowly. The arbor gets full sun about half the day and
filtered sun
> the rest.
> I also have an arbor on the other side of the yard - it
gets very
> filtered light - anything I can plant their that will
climb and
> bloom? I tried a climbing hydrangea but it didn't do well
> Otherwise, the fruit trees are looking great, raspberries
> blueberries are putting out leaves, the Chinese wisteria
along the
> fence is slow to come out but seems to be waking up
finally, and the
> azaleas are in full bloom.
> We also have a blackberry crisis in our biggest bed - made
> mistake of letting a blackberry bush grow along the fence
last year
> and now shoots are coming up all over the entire bed!
> The echinacea along our sidewalk is coming up - if the
dogs don't eat
> it all it will be the thickest yet. I'm leaving a lot of
stuff out -
> but suffice it to say our yard is coming back to life
faster than I
> can keep up with it! :)
> We're planting the veggie garden this weekend - got it
hoed and ready
> this week. Am way behind on my to do list but will keep
> away...:)
> billie
> --
> billie hinton
> "A good traveller has no fixed plans and is not intent on
> Lao Tzu
> >