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PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2003 4:04 pm 

Joined: Mon Jul 07, 2003 7:31 pm
Posts: 25
Location: Fredericksburg, Tx
Wanted to share with some of you about those wild
morning glory's I was reading about earlier in the planting
season last spring. I noticed many of you wrote about
not likeing them. I had to surrender, as I have so many
I wasn't about to do anything other than try to become
friendly with them, which I did. NOW, am I glad.
Every morning since about May, I would go out
to check on the garden. Since I have a homemade
trellis, very funky, but cute, of pecan branches,
these little lavender morning glories have taken
it over. At first I was bummed, not now though.
Every morning I would see those cute little black
and yellow bumble bees out there pollinating away.
THOSE cuties just adore those morning glory's. :wink:
My tomatoe plants are planted right next to that trellis,
and I just read that bumble bees are great for tomatoe
plants. Now am I glad I didn't pull all of them up, as I
have had prolific tomatoe plants as far as fruit goes.
So happy for those little bees and happy to have a
place to read such great info.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 17, 2003 3:46 pm 

Joined: Wed Aug 06, 2003 7:49 pm
Posts: 48
Location: Ft Worth-I30&Hulen
Your right they are very pretty as long as they are not in a cotton or bean field. I appreciate the flowers much more years after it was my job to chop them out of the fields. It's amazing how different some plants look in a different setting. Even the flowers on a cockleburr are pretty, But that is one I can't seem to get friendly with. I have several different vines that come up at my house every year and I let most of them stay.

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