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Hog Panel Arbor produces RESULTS!

Posted by jeannespines 4 (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 5, 11 at 21:07

Don't know if you remember this Hog Panel Arbor that DH & I made in May 2009 for a couple Bittersweet plants I wanted to try to grow. By August '09, it looked like this:

Bittersweet Growing Hog Panel Arbor 8.09

The next yr in July, 2010 ...lots & lots of growing foilage!

Hog Panel Arbor Side 7.10

And TODAY, look what I saw FINALLY: (after several nights of frost):
Bittersweet Arbor CloseUp B11.11

And here's what I cut & laid on the Hoosier cabinet to take a pic:
Bittersweet Branches A11.11

HOORAY! My GJ arbor FINALLY paid off! Oh, the "Bittersweet" of life! LOL! Jeanne S.

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RE: Hog Panel Arbor produces RESULTS!

OH how lucky you are!! I love Bittersweet. It does not seem to grow in Kentucky. Thank you for sharing your arbor. Jlily


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Took awhile but 2010 was very cooling looking area & then finally some berries!! Makes your heart sing to find little treasures like that in the garden. Jan


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Jeanne, I am so glad for you. I love Bittersweet.

Marylee


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Wonderful!! We just cleaned up the row of lilacs out front that the snow storm took out. Found some bittersweet vines wrapped around some of the branches. It's so pretty!


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YAY Jeanne! It took a while, but it was sure worth it! Looks beautiful!


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Ya did good, Jeanne! I loved your hog fence arbor idea when you first posted it and now I see just how great it turned out. And the fruits of your labor look good for fall too!


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Glad your bittersweet is doing great!
I have tried planting seeds here, and a
friend in Indiana has planted also. Neither of us
has had any plants....2 very separate
locations with no luck!


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Yeah!

For anyone wanting to plant Bittersweet keep in mind that it can be extremely invasive and is on many states invasive species list.


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Actually, there are two varieties of bittersweet. The variety from Asia is invasive. The variety from America is not.


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How cool, Love that arbor!!!


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Thanks, GJers!
bookjunky...I bought the plants back in '09 at a nursery so HOPEFULLY they are the American variety & another at a local plant sale. Thanks for that info. Jeanne S.


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