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Re: Beaufort update

Oh my, you should have heard the huge gasp I uttered as I read that.  VA
Bluebells are stunning and I've never seen anything remotely larger than a 1
foot square patch.. A 20x20 monoculture and he couldn't figure out it had a
reason for being there?  How sad.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christopher P. Lindsey" <lindsey@mallorn.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 7:14 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Beaufort update

> > No yard guys here.  John across the street does my mowing.  Or did,
> > because I'm going to get a reel mower and start doing that myself too.
> >  I'm too particular about how I want things done to have a yard guy.
> When I first moved into this house I co-owned it with three other guys
> (get equity while in college instead of paying rent).  I ended up buying
> them out and staying here.
> Anyhow, we were all college students and didn't have much time for yard
> work, so we hired someone to do the mowing.  The guy's first time out
> he mowed down a 20'x20' patch of Virginia bluebells in full bloom,
> that he thought they were weeds.  They never did grow back.
> Chris (who's a little too protective of his garden now)
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