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Re: RE: Bring on spring!

Amen on sun and congrats on getting your tip published in FG. Love that
magazine - gorgeous photography and excellent articles. We are finally
getting some rain here at work, hope's it's doing this at home too.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Chris@widom-assoc.com
Sent: 4/6/2004 9:17:42 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Bring on spring!

> Dear all,
> I'm off from school this week and there hasn't been a decent gardening
> day yet!  There's ice on any standing water in the yard!  Besides being
> cold, it's been windy to boot!  Not a combination that makes me feel
> like being outdoors!  I haven't done any spring pruning, raking, etc.
> The bulbs are starting to bloom amongst the winter's left over mulch of
> leaves.  I may try to prune the roses, butterfly bushes, vitex, and
> other shrubs later today if it warms up a bit. My son, niece and I are
> planning a trip to the Bronx Zoo tomorrow.  Of course, they are
> predicting RAIN!  
> I have a bunch of seeds to plant, so I might as well do that this
> morning. My mother-in-law is still in the hospital and I have to head
> over there late afternoon. There's never enough time these days, even
> with a week off!
> I just found out that I'm going to have a tip published in Fine
> Gardening.  I'm no writer like some of the rest of you, but I've enjoyed
> getting an article or tip published here and there!  
> The trees are starting to show signs of life and I heard my first spring
> peepers a few days ago!  Pray that I get a couple of warmer, sunny days
> before school starts again on Monday!
> Chris
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 7
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