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Re: bugs

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] bugs
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2005 11:25:30 -0600
  • References: <15939717.1112458606777.JavaMail.root@sniper11.usinternet.com>

well "creep"-y is the word for them.  It's what they do while they creep
that bugs me.  No preschoolers here, so I'll just have to take your word for


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Chris@widom-assoc.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2005 10:24 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] bugs

> Kitty,
>  I like to use slugs in the classroom.  Did you ever watch how big they
> when left to crawl on a table, for instance?  My preschoolers love to
> them stretch out to maybe 4" and creep along!  I just brought a bald-faced
> hornet's nest into school.  It was way larger than a basketball!  It has
> papery construction on the outside and honey comb -like cells inside! What
> work of art!  I spotted it in a friend's garden this past summer and asked
> her if I could retrieve it this winter. I was so excited to find such a
> large nest!  I have smaller ones, but his one is a gem.  Don't know where
> I'll store it however.  My classroom is jammed full of "interesting stuff"
> like this already!
> Chris
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
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