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Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
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clintbrown
May 21, 2012 5:36 PM CST
I bet they have a lot of snow up there and they stay too wet. Thank God we don't get much snow here. I would be wrecking constantly!
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
May 21, 2012 5:41 PM CST

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I am very close to zone 5. On top of the mountain in between 3 lakes so get lots of wind. So conditions are harsher then most zone 6 areas. As far as Oranges and Lemons has it overwintered for anyone. Have seen a few comments about it not making it.
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
May 21, 2012 5:45 PM CST

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This was the first year that we did not. Most years snow covered from Jan till spring. But last year was very wet with over 90 inches of rain.
Name: Susan
Southeastern Virginia (Zone 8a)
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virginiarose
May 21, 2012 6:06 PM CST

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New Question, How big are the slugs? Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
May 21, 2012 6:33 PM CST

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I get them but not that bad.
Name: Susan
Southeastern Virginia (Zone 8a)
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virginiarose
May 21, 2012 6:35 PM CST

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That's good news, I was talking to somebody from Washington State and she fed one four inches long to her chickens this morning. She said they fought over it. Yuck. Blinking
Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
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clintbrown
May 21, 2012 6:38 PM CST
I stepped on one of those suckers before and I never will forget how gross that felt on my toes. YIKES! Grumbling Group hug
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
May 21, 2012 8:45 PM CST
Thumbs down Thumbs down Thumbs down We need to ask Dave for an emoticon for "UCKYYYYY" LOL
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Name: Susan
Southeastern Virginia (Zone 8a)
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virginiarose
May 22, 2012 3:19 AM CST

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For sure!! Thumbs up
Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
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clintbrown
May 22, 2012 4:22 AM CST
I am not sure they could make an emoticon that would capture that feeling! Rolling on the floor laughing
Name: Susan
Southeastern Virginia (Zone 8a)
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virginiarose
May 22, 2012 4:26 AM CST

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Some how I doubt it. Thumbs up Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
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clintbrown
May 22, 2012 4:28 AM CST
I wish they could come up with an emoticon for my reaction to Japanese beetles on a rose. I tend to get very angry when they show up.
Name: Susan
Southeastern Virginia (Zone 8a)
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virginiarose
May 22, 2012 5:09 AM CST

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They already have one for that! Grumbling Grumbling Grumbling
Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
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clintbrown
May 22, 2012 6:54 AM CST
LOL. That looks like me yesterday!
Name: Betty
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daylilydreams
May 22, 2012 11:37 AM CST
We do indeed get snow up here but it is not often consistent thru the winter we lose the snow and have freeze/thaw cycles. The bed I plan on putting them in is raised and has a bit of gravel mixed in the soil which gives excellent drainage. There are already some rudbeckias, a white daisy unsure of what it is, some coneflowers and daylilies which all do fine over winter. By the way the soil in this bed is usually on the dry side.
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Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
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clintbrown
May 22, 2012 12:57 PM CST
Sounds good to me. Save seeds to and you'll be set.
Name: Betty
MN zone 4
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daylilydreams
May 22, 2012 1:17 PM CST
I will save seeds just in case they need to be reseeded. I have on their way Arizona Sun, Oranges & Lemons and Tokajer so at least I will have a variety.
Faith is the postage stamp on our prayers. Our lives are always a soul under construction.
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Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
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clintbrown
May 22, 2012 1:21 PM CST
Awesome. I have been getting seeds from Swallowtail Seeds. They have a good selection.
Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
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kqcrna
May 22, 2012 8:06 PM CST
I like Swallowtail, too.

Karen
central Illinois
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jmorth
May 23, 2012 4:58 AM CST
I started Gallardia from seed last year; it did overwinter, but winter last wasn't much of a winter here.
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