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Forum: Landscape and Garden Design 07-09-2020, 10:26 AM
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Yes, that looks great. I've found that genetics...

Yes, that looks great. I've found that genetics and where a seedling is planted have a great impact upon speed of growth. Many years ago I planted 5 white oak seedlings. Today they are all alive and...
Forum: Habitat 07-08-2020, 03:27 PM
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White Cliffs of Dover once again a wildlife haven

"A well known piece of the British landscape that had become depleted of flora and fauna because of years of intensive farming is alive with wildflowers, butterflies and birds this summer."...
Forum: Landscape and Garden Design 07-08-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 158
Posted By jack
It's not only anecdotal evidence, Dap, Talamy...

It's not only anecdotal evidence, Dap, Talamy says the same thing in his latest work. But for me, seeng is believing, oftentimes, so I go out and look at the difference in insect damage to all...
Forum: Landscape and Garden Design 07-08-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 158
Posted By jack
Skip, from what I've read and seen of your work,...

Skip, from what I've read and seen of your work, I'm confident you have maxed out the wildlife attraction abilities of your property. I would recommend, however, that if you do not yet have a white...
Forum: Birds Including Raptors & Hummers 07-07-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,380
Posted By jack
And you can be sure he was watching you when you...

And you can be sure he was watching you when you were putting them out. You ARE on his good side, ha ha!!! A good place to be, as they scold fiercely!
Forum: Landscape and Garden Design 07-07-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 158
Posted By jack
That's a great find, Dap. According to Talamy, as...

That's a great find, Dap. According to Talamy, as I'm sure you know, oaks are the queens of the wildlife attraction plants. Can you tell if they are white or red oaks? It's often difficult with new...
Forum: Birds Including Raptors & Hummers 07-06-2020, 06:50 PM
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Views: 1,380
Posted By jack
That's nice to know!!! Fame has always eluded me,...

That's nice to know!!! Fame has always eluded me, ha ha!!! As to your talking to your birds and animals, Dap, I do the same thing. My catbird knows me (it's a fact that they recognize one person from...
Forum: Sustainability 07-06-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 123
Posted By jack
Just had my first monarch about an hour ago. Hey...

Just had my first monarch about an hour ago. Hey actually saw him fly into the yard from who knows where, but he knew where he was heading - right to the cluster of milkweed, which is in bloom!!!...
Forum: Invasive & Potentially Invasive Flora 07-06-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 67
Posted By jack
I have to be very thinkful that, in spite of all...

I have to be very thinkful that, in spite of all of the nasties I have dealt with and continue to, I've never seen this species on my property or even in my neighborhood. Whew!!!
Forum: Landscape and Garden Design 07-05-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 158
Posted By jack
Thanks guys! Here I was about to yank them out or...

Thanks guys! Here I was about to yank them out or even herbicide them. I read on one site (I forget which) that it was native to England...
Sure glad i asked. By the way, today I found an oak...
Forum: Landscape and Garden Design 07-04-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 158
Posted By jack
I enjoyed Larry Weiner's podcasts, and I will...

I enjoyed Larry Weiner's podcasts, and I will eventually purchase his book, though I'm badly backed up on my reading list, as it is.

I have a question and I might as well ask it here as well as...
Forum: Help Identifying Plants 06-25-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By jack
That's a useful site to have at hand, Hava, but I...

That's a useful site to have at hand, Hava, but I notice they list Impatiens capensis as being non-native, which is incorrect. I've been growing it here for years, as it's a great hummingbird plant....
Forum: Habitat 06-18-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By jack
I actually heard and watched that talk just...

I actually heard and watched that talk just yesterday. My redbud will probably be about five feet or so tall by the end of the summer, but that is purely speculation. Perhaps next year it may even...
Forum: Habitat 06-16-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By jack
Redbud Tree

A few years ago on a visit to a friend's house only a few miles from my house, I was offered a redbud sapling and accepted. I was told they didn't transplant well, but that she did not want it where...
Forum: Education For 06-05-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By jack
nnice find, Loris. Great site

nnice find, Loris. Great site
Forum: Tips, Tricks, Techniques, and Experiments 06-05-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 130
Posted By jack
Are you going to try it on that knotweed you...

Are you going to try it on that knotweed you have??
Forum: North American Native Plants 06-01-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By jack
Nice to see you posting here once again, loris!!!

Nice to see you posting here once again, loris!!!
Forum: Sustainability 05-27-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 123
Posted By jack
I guess the wildlife are thriving everywhere people are not...

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/20/rare-uk-wildlife-thriving-in-lockdown-reveals-national-trust?utm_term=RWRpdG9yaWFsX0dyZWVuTGlnaHQtMjAwNTI3&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=green...
Forum: Butterflies & Moths 05-27-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By jack
Nature holds many secrets from us, and it's...

Nature holds many secrets from us, and it's always wondrous to find out another one......
Forum: North American Native Plant Propagation and Winter Sowing 05-27-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By jack
do you actually expose the seeds to the heat, or...

do you actually expose the seeds to the heat, or do you just dump the ashes from a fire when cooled over the seeds???
Forum: Aquatic Animals 05-27-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 118
Posted By jack
congrats, Dap. You've worked hard on that...

congrats, Dap. You've worked hard on that project, and it's pleasing to see your joy at the hard work paying off!!!
Forum: Sustainability 05-27-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 123
Posted By jack
Park Closings and Wildlife

Sometimes looking for any semblance of a silver lining to the current crisis is well nigh impossible to find, but today I read about one......
Forum: Biodiversity 05-15-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By jack
How Fungi Shape the Wolrd

From the article:
"He describes an experiment conducted a couple of years ago by a British computer scientist, Andrew Adamatzky, who detected waves of electrical activity in oyster mushrooms, which...
Forum: Butterflies & Moths 05-13-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By jack
Earth's Resting Spot

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/12/its-like-nothing-else-insect-swarms-on-cyprus-reveal-incredible-journeys-aoe
Forum: Rain Gardens 05-12-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 14,863
Posted By jack
We had a frost here in Mass a few nights ago....

We had a frost here in Mass a few nights ago. Crazy, disappointing Spring so far. Strange it is how the Northeast is becoming wetter and wetter, like we were the Northwest or something. But this wet...
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