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Topic by MsDebbieP posted 03-22-2011 03:36 PM 2440 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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MsDebbieP

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hardiness zone 5b

03-22-2011 03:36 PM

Topic tags/keywords: plant info gateway rhubarb

This is a GATEWAY to everything posted at GardenTenders.com tagged as “RHUBARB”

Feel free to add any info (technical or practical) here as well.

-PLANT INFO MASTER LIST http://gardentenders.com/topics/1678

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)



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MsDebbieP

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hardiness zone 5b

03-22-2011 03:44 PM

I read that:
  • rhubarb is a good friend to columbine flowers, as it repels spider mites.
  • Rhubarb protects beans against black fly infestation.

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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weirdone

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hardiness zone 5

03-23-2011 02:27 AM

Shame on anyone not wanting rhubarb , you haven’t had rhubarb jam it’s our favorit it has strawberry jello in it etc.

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MsDebbieP

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03-23-2011 03:57 AM

Rick won’t let me make anything with rhubarb in it …so I just enjoy the look of it in the gardens

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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Bon

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hardiness zone 5a

03-23-2011 08:39 AM

It’s hard to believe someone doesn’t like rhubarb.It can be cooked so many different ways.I like them all.(lol)
And of course eating it fresh when it’s young and tender with a little sugar.mmm mmm mmm

-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more

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MsDebbieP

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03-23-2011 08:49 AM

and such an abundance of food – for free—

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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jroot

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hardiness zone 5a

03-23-2011 04:10 PM

Good in relishes, too, to accompany many meat dishes.

-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown

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