[Market-farming] Looking for Victoria Rhubarb plants
alenderink at earthlink.net
Sat Jul 2 23:04:49 EDT 2005
Am wondering if anyone has a source for Victoria Rhubarb plants. I am in
Northern California, recently joined your list and am enjoying it very much,
Thanx Annabelle, coastal zone 9 I believe
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> From: T A Patterson <greengenes at comcast.net>
> Subject: [Market-farming] Re: staking tall dahlias
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> Thanks, Janet.
> I have the netting an use it with zinnias, etc.
> I confess I haven't _tried_ it with dahlias. I thought it would be
> difficult to raise up as the plants grew tall. Clearly a lack of
> imagination on my part....
> Perhaps the solution was under my nose.
> Thanks for helping me think bigger. /Ted
> On 6/22/05 4:47 PM, "Janet Bachmann" <janetb at ncat.org> wrote:
> > Last year I used flower support netting brand name Hortnova and it
> > worked fine for the tall dahlias, snapdragons, and other flowers that
> > tend to fall over and grow crooked. I am using it again this year. I
> > think I purchased it from Fred C. Gloeckner (1-800-345-3787) or Hummerts
> > (1-800-325-3055). It is sold in rolls the width of a planting bed and
> > various lengths and is not expensive. It is stretched horizontally
> > across the length of a bed, ideally before the plants are up. You can
> > use T-posts or rebar or other stakes to stretch and support the net, and
> > move it up high enough to support the plants. I think some people use
> > two layers. You may be able to find a photo on the Association of
> > Specialty Cut Flower Growers Web site, www.ascfg.org. Look for the wrap
> > up of the 2003 Southern regional meeting
> > http://www.ascfg.org/SWrapUpPics03.asp I hope this is helpful.
> > T A Patterson wrote:
> >> I'm looking for ideas on staking tall dahlias, the long-stemmed ones
> >> run 4-6 ft., perfect for cutflowers.
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