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Old 03-13-2020, 08:15 AM
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Sweet! If any survive Roundup they should be able to survive a little bit of snow and cold up here lol!
THey'll be fine Farley. They can grow in zone 2.
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Old 03-13-2020, 04:05 PM
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JScott, I suppose this requires a backstory. Years ago I had a nursery business on the property. I liked to specialize in unusual perennials, one of which was the opuntia. Nothing against children, after all they do make the world go round, but children in a nursery are just not a good thing. The neighbors children would come down and get in the opuntia and I would be full of little spines trying to set everything aright. So, I planted them in my native border. They thrived, and so did my lawn grass in them. Every year I spray them two or three times with Ornamec, Grass b-gon and Over the Top. All slightly different chemicals designed to do the same thing, kill grass and not perennials. It hasn't worked and now I have a bed 8 by 10 of opuntia and grass. So I'm going to pitch fork up all the opuntia, shake them off, throw them in the gator, and haul them to the burn pile. So nothing against them I just need to straighten this mess up. And it bugs me because I am a reasonably tidy gardener. I hope that explains the situation. I also have tons of ostrich ferns, which my friends warned me about, but I planted anyway. WW tells me they don't grow in Kansas, go figure. One man's weed is another man's treasure.

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