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nihonteien wrote:
Source for obtaining equisetum hyemale. Please, please, please. Thanks - I have the perfect spot for this plant in my own Japanese garden but am told I have to locate it growing in ditches. Will be so grateful for source. I am at jinzenji79@comcast.net.
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Stephanie Ann Davis Landscape Design
Hi
I'm not sure where you're located but most nurseries in Southern California carry these in 1 and 5 gallon containers. I would suggest calling around where you live. Thanks!
July 2, 2014 at 10:10AM      Thanked by nihonteien
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This is Chicago where Bohemian means babushka and shopping bag. Thanks all the same.
July 6, 2014 at 5:41AM     
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Luke Sanger wrote:
bamboo - what type of bamboo is it?
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It is equisetum hyemale/Horsetail reed.
March 4, 2014 at 12:51PM     
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sbrinson78 wrote:
How do you protect the concrete from the horsetail plant? - I love the look of horsetail but a nursery advised against it because it can crack cement.
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We've never had a problem with the horsetail reed cracking concrete. The horsetail reed does spread so we make sure it's in a self contained planter. We built these concrete planter boxes as part of the hardscape for that reason.
Thanks,
Stephanie
September 28, 2013 at 4:32PM   
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gothgurl wrote:
planters - are the planters poured or bought as is?
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They are poured in place concrete. Thanks for your question!
July 1, 2012 at 11:48PM     
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They look like concrete slabs that where placed together to form the planter. Is that correct?
April 23, 2013 at 9:49PM   
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cathblue wrote:
What is the plant in the two raised gardens, please?
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That is what it is. It can be invasive depending on where you live/climate...great looking, the reed itself is actually hollow.
March 25, 2012 at 8:33AM     
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Giant horsetail (Equisetum giganteum) be sure to keep it in contained beds or containers, It spreads vigorously in warmer climates. Do not let them go to seed.
July 23, 2012 at 11:03PM     
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francescalala wrote:
Growth - How much should be planted per foot, how much watering, how tall does it grow and how fast?
   Comment   April 30, 2014
Nicole Fox wrote:
what size where your concrete planters?
   Comment   October 22, 2013
rosellethornhill wrote:
Love the Horsetails - I'm curious how you were able to get your horsetails to stand so straight. Mine are always flopping over...any advice?
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