[permaculture] [Fwd: Re: [NAFEX] re: shade for blackberries]

Jerome Osentowski jerome at crmpi.org
Fri Oct 25 11:44:38 EDT 2002

Paul,  Caragana does better in dry areas .  Source out the nft that does 
well in your area.  For slugs I imploy snakes.   jerome
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>From: Ute Bohnsack <sustag at eircom.net>
>To: permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: Re: [permaculture] [Fwd: Re: [NAFEX] re: shade for blackberries]
>Date: Thu, Oct 24, 2002, 2:55 AM

> Hi Paul,
> I'd answer your question with a qualified 'yes'. I saw it growing in
> Northern Germany, and it is available here in Ireland.
> I planted five Caraganas in a small area for chickens and
> nitrogen-fixing. Unfortunately in this wet, slug-ridden climate all were
> destroyed - as were Robinias and Gleditsias - by  slugs moving up the
> stems of the young plants and munching the young leaves just as they
> were coming out, as well as the tender bark!
> If you don't have that sort of problem or if you can purchase big enough
> plants that are not as susceptible, you should be able to grow them.
> Cheers,
> Ute
> Paul J Foster wrote:
>> Is this something that can be grown in the UK?
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