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Re: Re: Lots of questions...need help re lilies & peonies especially...


Kitty - suffice it to say - all prayers and good wishes are w/ you!  Hope that arm heals up very quickly.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Kitty
Sent: 4/9/2004 10:02:43 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lots of questions...need help re lilies & peonies   especially...

> Re >     Hows the job going?

> Well, I guess it is time to come clean.

> 

> I began work at Arbor Farms Mon, Mar 15.  It snowed Tues so we didn't work.

> On my 3rd day, Thurs, little Ms. Motormouth picked up a large stack of pots,

> went the wrong direction and came directly at me with them.  I took a step

> back to get out of her way and went down a long slope.  I managed to stay on

> my feet the whole way down but ran out of room and smacked my left shoulder

> into the side of the barn.

> 

> I finished the day in a fair amount of pain.  I worked Friday, but just

> wasn't able to keep up since I couldn't use my left arm.  So March 19th was

> my last day.  I had my reasons for not accepting their offer of a workman's

> comp claim.  This arm was already in bad shape last fall, including the 2

> ruptured neck disks; this incident just aggravated a problem I already had,

> but which I had thought was 'fixed'.  It's 3 weeks later and I am able to

> use the arm, but I can only lift it just so far and in limited direction.

> But it is getting better, though I can't sleep through the night.

> 

> I now realize that I'm not going to be able to work in a tree nursery as my

> left arm just is not strong.  I also realize I need a job that provides

> insurance.  So I'm back on unemployment for awhile and will look for

> something to which I am better suited.  Meanwhile, I am enjoying working my

> own garden at a slow pace while my arm heals.

> 

> Sorry I didn't say anything sooner, but you were all so supportive, I sort

> of felt like I was letting you down.  The job was fun while it lasted.

> 

> There is no need to reply, but if you do, let's confine this topic to just

> one day, ok?

> 

> Kitty, who IS able to hit the broad side of a barn.

> 

> 

> ----- Original Message ----- 

> From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>

> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2004 3:11 PM

> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lots of questions...need help re lilies & peonies

> especially...

> 

> 

> > In a message dated 4/8/04 9:10:50 AM, kmrsy@comcast.net writes:

> >

> > << Peonies from fall planted containers are just fine - like you said,

> they

> > have their feeder roots.  >>

> >

> > Kitty, after the discussion on spring planted Peonies I diid ask the GH

> owner

> > if she had rcd complaints on the peonies and passed on the discussion.

> She

> > said she has never had complaints but would assume most gardeners purchase

> them

> > thinking they would not get bloom the first season but we have had some

> bloom

> > in the GH.

> >     Hows the job going?  Have you worked with any new shrubs or trees we

> > should know about?

> >     Ceres

> >

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