Daily Archives: October 7, 2016

A quick Crape Myrtle guide:

Pruning: friends don’t let friends Crape-murder……

How to prune a crape myrtle:
https://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/pruning-crape-myrtle/

https://www.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/CrapePruningAfterV.jpg

Example of crape murder: http://www.classicgardens.com/crape-murder/

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Cultivars: Here is an excellent link for characteristics of the cultivars:

https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/crapemyrtles-for-north-carolina

Gus

Gus stopped chemo for the adeno-carcinoma in his lungs in September but is still alive an kicking. His cough is becoming worse and he is not as active but he doesn’t seem to be in pain and still eats well. Just taking it day by day.

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and now back to Hurricane Matthew……

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