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Old 07-14-2012, 07:11 PM
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Oh,I know! I deal with em every day. I tell em, it's gonna struggle to survive ,but if that's what you want..........
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Old 07-14-2012, 07:16 PM
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At some point in time, they are told to find someone else. There is a such thing as using better adapted plant materials and turfgrass. Not perfect like what you saw growing untended. But there is a such thing as not creating situations where you are pushing on a rope.
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Old 07-14-2012, 07:35 PM
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You guys bring up good points,

There lyes probably the biggest problem to deal with and consider, growing plants where they don't naturally belong. Next too helping them grow as inexpensively as possible while providing results that are acceptable to the customer.
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Old 07-14-2012, 07:38 PM
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You can not consider HI the rest of us can use native and well adapted cultivators of natives. I try to stay away from invasive species no matter how well they do.
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Old 07-14-2012, 07:44 PM
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The invasives are the ones that thrive on minimal inputs. I stay away from those as well. The big fight then becomes how to get rid of the invasives that have escaped. Granola eaters become their own worst enemy when they dictate "organic" methods that do not work quickly and cost effectively or even do not work at all. There are a number of invasives in the wild and uncultivated areas that will take over because the granola eaters have their way.
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Old 07-14-2012, 07:46 PM
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Dallis and Johnson both brought in for grazing.
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Old 07-14-2012, 07:49 PM
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Albizzia brought in for reforestation, Schefflera for ornamental use, African Tulip as a shade tree, eragrostis as a drought tolerant ground cover, and all of the common warm season weeds brought in because people were careless in the past about those things.
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Old 07-14-2012, 07:51 PM
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Albizzia brought in for reforestation, Schefflera for ornamental use, African Tulip as a shade tree, eragrostis as a drought tolerant ground cover, and all of the common warm season weeds brought in because people were careless in the past about those things.
Bett Midler for deforestation.
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Old 07-14-2012, 07:54 PM
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Too many Hollywood types and Yankees have part time residences here.
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Old 07-14-2012, 07:56 PM
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Too many Hollywood types and Yankees have part time residences here.
Tree hugger types that make up rules to apply to everyone but themselves. BS
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