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Comment by Robert E Brown--z7b8aNC on January 23, 2011 at 10:46am
Cathy, I apologize for correcting any misinformation you may be sharing.  I sort of do that in groups like this when I see incorrect information being given out so that others don't use that incorrect information and they have the correct information.  I also expect people to correct me if I give out some information that is incorrect.  I know that people sometimes refer to Cicadas as locusts, but they are not locusts.  I remember people doing just that when I was a kid too.  I grew up and learned the difference and stopped calling them locusts because they are not locusts.  I also called spaghetti pasketti when I was a kid, but I stopped doing that as well.
Comment by Minako Sargent Fukuda on January 23, 2011 at 6:47am
lila I did try but nobody wanted to talk , so in the end I joined an other part of gardener index , I am still learning how to go and use this site! , but I am hooked , see youmnext time ...
Comment by Minako Sargent Fukuda on January 23, 2011 at 6:28am
Hi lila havent got a camera to do this , and over my haed in debt so not for a while give me your physical add. I send you a drawing ! I am a visual person too, so I know how you feel, did you add me to your friendslist?, I am still learning computers still lots of things I dont know how to do ,and at present I have no ink in my printer,scanner,copier and cant afford to refill it, pensions are a misery , anyway anyone out there wantig something like a pic my pob is 4030Branditt Ave SheppartonVictoria Australia
Comment by Minako Sargent Fukuda on January 23, 2011 at 12:54am
lila Sanchez, thanks for your compliment i dont usually get any and I actually laughed out loud at some of the comments, did you read my comments about the vertical garden ? like hang good strong hooks with halfmoon shaped pots put foamrubber piece in attach dripline feeding system grow anything !get potsize you like ... if you want to have me as a friend I will accept but Iam still finding things out of how to use gardeners index so please help.....
Comment by Deborah Hamel (Z9a-9b Arizona) on January 23, 2011 at 12:46am

My plan is to plant an Italian sweet basil on the west side of this rose bush to protect the canes. Both would be in a half wooden barrel. I have not tried Italian sweet basil in afternoon sun, any comments or suggestions? I thought you might enjoy seeing the bloom.

Weeks, Vavoom (cv. WEKjutono) Orange-juice orange color with a wonderful spicy fragrance.

Comment by Deborah Hamel (Z9a-9b Arizona) on January 22, 2011 at 11:51pm

When I need help identifying a garden insect, I have found great help on the following site. In fact, once there I become interested and spend more time than expected on the site. There is a question and answer section if you send in a photo. Enjoy!

http://www.whatsthatbug.com/

Comment by Minako Sargent Fukuda on January 22, 2011 at 10:43pm
charlie patin, need detailed info of how to go to your page and see the pic thanks Miko
Comment by Minako Sargent Fukuda on January 22, 2011 at 10:21pm
to charlie I will have a lookl, most definitly , have never been to the states, well one day i might be allowed to visit you adore growing things!Lyn you hit the spot right on I am only 5 feet too and do exactly as you always asking the tall ones , but remember they cant go where we can go , i once had to crawl all the way under my house from back to front to get a kitten out from under , not just once but a few times, well just think how that would have gone down with a tall person and perhaps bulky too, couldn,t do it in a fit! , cathy gates, look at it with other eyes, if you know the exact name possibly the latin name you have a 1005 chance to have the bug or whatever it is identified , that way if something unfortunate has happend the right antidote can be administered , saving possible a life ! can anyone please tell me how to participate in the chat sections i have tried with dissmal failure ! any help appreciated! thks Miko
Comment by Lyn - Sydney on January 22, 2011 at 10:06pm

Deborah - thanks for the info on the rose!  I have googled it and gone into rose sites here, but doesn't seem to be available.

Robert -Yes we call them Cicadas here too, isn't it wonderful when one starts and thousands of others all join in.  To me that is the sound of Summer and a sound I truly love.

Charlie - spare a thought for us real little people I am 5'2", daughter is only 5'.  In our eyes  6'1" is very tall and the ideal person we always ask to reach the high shelves in the supermarket!!

Comment by Robert E Brown--z7b8aNC on January 22, 2011 at 9:39pm
Cathy, what I call a locust is an overgrown grasshopper.  I call the bug on your granddaughter a Cicada.  They are noisy little things, especially when they are out in full force.
 

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