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Honeyberry?? To plant or not to plant
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Catherine, The Herb Lady Sep 27, 2012.

Avocado Trees
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Powell Gammill Aug 10, 2012.

 

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Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Kerry's discussion Honeyberry?? To plant or not to plant
"Sandra the shade from the tree and wall would be helpful.  If you can get the shrubs I would suggest you get them this fall, plant at least 2 feet or more away from the wall, so you have more control over moisture and lime leach from the wall…"
Sep 27, 2012
Sandra House replied to Kerry's discussion Honeyberry?? To plant or not to plant
"The wall is the block wall around my yard.  The wall runs east-west.  I was considering planting on the north side of the wall.  This is a corner lot and the wall is between the yard and the street."
Sep 27, 2012
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Kerry's discussion Honeyberry?? To plant or not to plant
"Sandra see my note to Kerry on shade initially.  You have to keep in mind a north exposure gets sun all summer long and no sun in the winter if it is a 'shallow' yard.  That said if you have a north facing yard, but it is deep,…"
Sep 27, 2012
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Kerry's discussion Honeyberry?? To plant or not to plant
"Kerry, "in general" the lonicera family needs some shade at least in the early months of growing.  So a place where it will get some afternoon shade 'aimed' at the initial lower growing area may serve you well."
Sep 27, 2012
Sandra House replied to Kerry's discussion Honeyberry?? To plant or not to plant
"The Latin name is Lonicera caerulea.  I'm thinking of trying this plant along a north facing wall.  Has anyone tried it?"
Sep 27, 2012
Powell Gammill replied to Kerry's discussion Avocado Trees
"Keep in mind those guys get excited and consider it a victory when they have 4 pieces of fruit on a 4 year old tree.  I'm kind of in agreement with the Kevin Hauser School of Small Space Fruit Treeonomy:  You got 5 years to impress me…"
Aug 10, 2012
grrlscout replied to Kerry's discussion Avocado Trees
"OK random sidenote / coincidence. I read this thread yesterday. Then, last night, I met a lady who told me that she grows mangos. She has a mango tree that is 20 years old. She grew it from the pit of the mango her mom ate before she passed away.…"
Aug 10, 2012
Kathleen replied to Kerry's discussion Avocado Trees
Aug 9, 2012

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