Southeast Gardening forum: Best in my Southern Kentucky garden today.

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Name: Alana H
(Zone 7a)
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Apr 8, 2016 1:14 PM CST
I've enjoyed seeing what everyone has going and growing right now. I've not had much time for my garden yet this year. The best thing I have right now is the Wisteria I banished from my fruit tree area. I underestimated it's voracious appetite for spreading and multiplying, but I used that attribute to get it to clothe an old utility pole that serviced a greenhouse I took down a couple of years ago. It is in an out of the way area where I plunk down things I'm experimenting with or holding to put somewhere else, so I'm not so afraid of it's stealthy encroachment.

I pruned it into a tree and added a Campsis companion so that in summer the flower display is red. The hummingbirds loved it last year.

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Name: Vicki
North Carolina
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Apr 8, 2016 4:47 PM CST
Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Apr 12, 2016 11:35 AM CST


Gorgeous! Lovey dubby
It's funny how such an elegant looking plant can be such a brute! Hilarious!
Name: Deborah
midstate South Carolina (Zone 8a)
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Apr 23, 2016 8:19 AM CST
I agree I think your giving it it's own pole to climb is a great idea, with no threat of it strangling a tree as it grows. Thumbs up

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