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September 28, 2006

Updates of my homepage The Ginkgo Pages

* New topic: Diane von Furstenberg and Ginkgo fashion design.

September 27, 2006

Can dogs eat Ginkgo seeds?

I have a lovely ginkgo tree in my back yard. I have 2 small dogs that are eating the fruit when it falls. Is this poisonous? Can it harm the dogs?
Question by Pat

September 26, 2006

Treatment of Ginkgo saplings in winter

Hello ginkgo friends, I have questions regarding how I should treat my saplings this winter. They, being started in April, are anywhere from 4 to 8 inches. Some with much and others with little foliage. We live in Montana and the winter is descending. Most of them live in 6 inch pots a few are in larger pots (12’’-18”). Should I plant them outside with or without mulching? Or at all? Should I leave them in their pots and wait another year? Or two?
I appreciate any feed back or direction towards which I could find answers. Expediency is crucial I would have asked sooner but I have such a difficult time with computers. Any one in the near vicinity is welcome to one of these starts I have about fifty were started in april after having harvested the seed last fall.
Thanks;
Question by stelarhapsody@yahoo.com

Offering seeds and seedlings

I have a 25-30 ft female Gingko in my midwestern US yard. In a month or two
I will have seeds by the bucket loads. Would anyone be interested in buying
some?
I have many little seedlings spring up all year long under the tree that
just get mowed over. Is there anything I can do with all of these seeds?

Question by Matt

September 25, 2006

Growing Ginkgo in the Himalayas, India

I have a place which is 6200 ft above sea level in the Himalayas in India, where I am growing medicinal plants.
I am very interested in growing the Gingko Biloba tree, but there is unfortunately, no information at all available in India about it, inspite of he fact that the climatic conditions would suit the propogation of this tree.
Would someone be able to guide me on how I can best go about growing this tree?
Thank you and anticipating an early response.

Question by JAIDEV J. MEHTA, Bombay, India

September 23, 2006

Ginkgo and Diane von Furstenberg

Diane von Furstenberg made fashion history with her signature jersey wrap dresses upon her arrival in New York City in 1972. Diane was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) for her lifetime of consistent, creative influence over fashion. Now she has created a Ginkgo biloba leaf talisman too: