Re: NANFA-L-- plants and soil

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- plants and soil
From: James Smith (jbosmith at
Date: Tue Oct 05 2004 - 10:27:52 CDT

You should bottle that stuff and sell it for blackwater extract :-)

On Tue, 5 Oct 2004 04:21:00 EDT, moontanman at <moontanman at> wrote:
> In a message dated 10/5/04 1:21:44 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> jbosmith at writes:
> Where is 'here' ? :)
> Here is South Eastern North Carolina, we are considered a zone 8 for
> growing plants due to being surrounded by the sea which is warmed by the
> Gulf Stream. The Cape Fear River drains a large part of the Green Swamp.
> Which is full of cypress trees and other water tolerant trees and plants.
> Most of which shed their leaves in the fall producing lots of tannic acid to
> color the streams. I have seen small creeks where the water as black as very
> strong coffee. Instead of being very soft as you would expect black water to
> be most of them are hard water with a neutral pH.
> Moon
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: Fri Dec 31 2004 - 11:27:38 CST