[Homestead] This and That
lurine at softcom.net
Tue Jan 30 02:09:37 EST 2007
What I already have are Doug Fir, Ponderosa pine, Gray/Digger pine, madrone
(one that is REALLY old and has a diameter of over 24"), white oak, black
oak and some hybrid that seems to be native to the area. I've got 3 types
of manzanita (white, pink and red). I've also planted 3 true bull pines and
an Italian Stone pine. I have a grove of redwoods (5 trees), one of which I
"borrowed" from the Colonel Armstrong tree
naughty me for climbing over that fence <g>
Thanks everyone for the ideas. Now I'm off to look through the catalogs.
Hey, that gives me an excuse to look through more catalogs, or wishbooks <g>
----- Original Message -----
From: "EarthNSky" <erthnsky at bellsouth.net>
> OH! I don't know why, but I thought you were like zone 5 or
> yeah, those are definitely trees I have in abundance on my property,
> except for the magnolia, because Ron hates them.
> Your temps sound a lot like mine as it is common to see single digits in
> the winter (it was 14 here last night and we had a 12 degree night in
> December-Feb is our coldest month, usually) I have seen sub zero nights
> as well.
> As to what else to plant, how about pawpaws, witchhazel, and
> serviceberry? There are some wild hollies that do well here, too. I
> think, for wildlife, you need some evergreens.
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