Perennials forum: Coneflower and Daisy Week is in August

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Name: Trish
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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Trish
Jul 23, 2014 1:33 PM CST

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Hello fellow growers of coneflowers and daisies!!

I'm looking for some articles to run for the first week in August regardening some of our favorite plants.

@clintbrown Clint- maybe you could do a write-up about some of the new varieties, and how they seem to be short lived?

@springcolor- maybe you could spread some info on the new Echibeckias?

How about covering Daisies? What could the topic be? Any volunteers?

How about an inspiration piece on using these flowers as cut flowers indoors?


Anyone have a specific question they would like to see answered with an article?

Any other ideas?

I'm all ears!
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Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Jul 23, 2014 3:11 PM CST
I will look into this. When would you need the article?
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Name: Trish
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Roses Herbs Vegetable Grower
Composter Canning and food preservation Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Organic Gardener Forum moderator Hummingbirder
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Trish
Jul 23, 2014 4:03 PM CST

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By Aug 1 would be great!
NGA COO, Wife, Mom, and caretaker of 90 acres and all that dwell there.
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
Garden Photography Region: Pacific Northwest Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Dog Lover Foliage Fan Greenhouse Container Gardener Heucheras Sedums
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springcolor
Jul 23, 2014 10:41 PM CST
I will see what I can do.
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Name: Trish
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Roses Herbs Vegetable Grower
Composter Canning and food preservation Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Organic Gardener Forum moderator Hummingbirder
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Trish
Jul 24, 2014 10:20 AM CST

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Thanks!
NGA COO, Wife, Mom, and caretaker of 90 acres and all that dwell there.
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Jul 29, 2014 3:58 PM CST

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I was looking into the database at those new Echibeckias and I find them to be fascinating. @springcolor - if you're not going to do an article, please let me know and I'll put my research into an article.
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
Garden Photography Region: Pacific Northwest Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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springcolor
Jul 29, 2014 7:41 PM CST
Yes I'm working on an article and should have it finished tomorrow night. Have pictures and some of my observations of the plants.
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Master Gardener: Texas Permaculture Raises cows I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Ideas: Master Level Beekeeper Garden Sages Avid Green Pages Reviewer Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
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dave
Jul 30, 2014 7:02 AM CST

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I'm looking forward to it! Hurray!

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