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Milkweed experience/recommendation A friend and avid gardener wrote about her recent experience with some milkweed plants that indicates it might be better to wait until Fall to plant seedlings
carleen edgar
Apr 18
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Custom printed plant markers source found Since I asked on this forum, following up with where I ultimately ordered custom printed plant stakes: gardenmarker.com  (Orion Industries) 30 custom printed
carleen edgar
Apr 14
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Cardboard box trays from Wildflower Plant Sale Did anyone bring home cardboard boxes from the plant sale and not have a need for them? These are coming in handy moving all these milkweeds around. If you'd
carleen edgar
Apr 12
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seed exchange for this month Hey all, I will not be able to make the meeting this month.  Can I pass the seeds and bin to someone to bring them and 'man' the table? Lloyd, Do you plan to
Celeste Brancel
Apr 1
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Re: Please re-send to Seed Exchange You might want to check the Native American Seed catalogue for horseherb seedsùyou can probably do it online. Also, be aware that it goes dormant in winter,
B&YBarreda
Apr 1
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Re: Please re-send to Seed Exchange Horse Herb grows like a weed in my yard and, up until this weekend, when I saw it for sale at Barton Springs Nursery, I was pulling it out and putting it in
carleen edgar
Apr 1
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Please re-send to Seed Exchange Maureen, IÆm so sorry, but I accidentally deleted your comment (below) instead of approving it! Could you please re-send to the Seed Exchange page? (You may
Leslie Bush
Apr 1
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Re: Someone needs help ID'g these plants [2 Attachments] Carleen, The shorter one is a cudweed, genus Antennaria. They're also called pussytoes. Leslie ... -- Leslie L. Bush, Ph.D., R.P.A Macrobotanical Analysis
Leslie Bush
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Someone needs help ID'g these plants Hello.  A neighbor sent me these pictures to see if these are desirable plants.  The tall one looks like it could be Ruella.   Thanks for any help! Carleen
carleen edgar
Apr 1
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Custom plant markers Does anyone know a good place to order markers such as the one pictured with custom logo and print? I'd like to put these in the milkweeds that we're giving
Carleen
Mar 25
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Re: Digest Number 32 BONAP is a wonderful site -- thanks for mentioning it.  I am going to spend some time checking it out. On Sunday, March 23, 2014 2:57 AM,
Lois Kantor
Mar 23
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Re: (unknown) - Asclepias curassavica This has been wonderful to follow Thank you Phyllis Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone
Phyllis Schunck
Mar 23
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Re: (unknown) - Asclepias curassavica Fascinating.  Thank you, and others, for giving this your attention. I'll post a clarification on the fb page.   Carleen www.facebook.com/NativePlantSwap On
carleen edgar
Mar 23
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Re: (unknown) - Asclepias curassavica Carleen, Those are wonderful maps. I looked up Asclepias curassavica (tropical milkweed) in my old copy of "Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Texas". It
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Mar 23
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(no subject) I posted this to www.facebook.com/NativePlantSwap  this week, but I noticed, Asclepias curassavica displays as a native in most of Texas, including Central
carleen edgar
Mar 22
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Re: Confirmed date for Hancock Spring Native Plant Swap [1 Attachmen i'm going to try to dig up some wandering Jew so I can participate. Don't think I really have much else to dig up and bring. ... From: carleen edgar
tuscaloosashelterhelp
Mar 19
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Confirmed date for Hancock Spring Native Plant Swap CONFIRMED DATE for 2014 Spring swap: Saturday, May 3rd Location: Mother's Cafe and Garden Parking Lot  (THANK YOU MOTHER'S) Time: Around dawn until 9:30am
carleen edgar
Mar 19
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Please plant milkweed in the Whitehouse vegetable garden The Butterfly Ranch has created a petition and they've got about half the signatures they need (need ~250 more). Butterfly Ranch's blog post: ...   Carleen
carleen edgar
Mar 9
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Planting timeframe I'm trying to decide on a date for the Hancock Native Plant Swap and would like to invite the new crop of Habitat Stewards to come.  That would mean it would
carleen edgar
Feb 24
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A Milkweed Give-away at the Hancock Native Plant Swap This is probably too big. I haven't even grown Milkweed from seed to blooming successfully yet! I had a thought that I could possibly set up an extra table at
dcarleenedgar
Feb 11
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Re: Recent Bills for Native Plant seeds Hi Carleen, Paul Montgomery and I testified in favor of these bills on behalf of NPSOT at the committee meeting last March. Some seed growers testified
Leslie Bush
Feb 5
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Recent Bills for Native Plant seeds Still researching the subject of putting Milkweed in the TXDOT mix: There were two bills sponsored by MIke Villareal of San Antonio last year that are "in
carleen edgar
Feb 5
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2014 Monarch Garden Grants** Thank you for your responses.  Excellent information. I found a current TXDOT manual online with guidelines for roadside maintenance. There's information
carleen edgar
Feb 1
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Re: Fw: Milkweed in TXDOT highway seed mix Carleen, This is an excellent idea. The problem native plants is that seeds for most species are not available commercially. I haven't checked for milkweed
Lloyd Ewing
Jan 30
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Fw: Milkweed in TXDOT highway seed mix Does anyone know if Milkweed is in the wildflower seed mix for Texas highways? The announcement about Monarch garden grants got me thinking about how to
carleen edgar
Jan 30
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What are these? Posted on behalf of Phyllis S. Please reply to the list or directly to her. ... FROM: phyllis.schunck@... DATE: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:32:23 -0500 SUBJECT:
Leslie Bush
Oct 24, 2013
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Fall Native Plant Swap - epilogue Thanks to everybody who came to the swap, helped with the swap, donated, and people who talked about it in person, via email, and facebook. The more we talk
carleen edgar
Sep 29, 2013
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Fw: Mr. Smarty Plants has answered your question My question from this morning was answered by Mr. Smarty Plants, the answer person at the Wildflower Center website, please see the url. David Boston also had
carleen edgar
Sep 27, 2013
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Please bring a dreaded INVASIVE to the swap It may help for people to see in person the plants that are invasive. The link below is to a list of "INVASIVE PLANTS TO AVOID" from the Grow Green book.   As
carleen edgar
Sep 27, 2013
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Yellow coneflower okay? Someone just asked if they could bring Yellow Coneflower to the swap (Tomorrow, Mother's Cafe, dawn-9:30). I looked it up in the LB Plant database and there
carleen edgar
Sep 27, 2013
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