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Re: terra cotta pot warning


Yes...what Jim said Pam. I worry about you "doctoring" your own self. It
could get infected so I'd have somebody take a look at that. And thanks
for the warning...I have two big pots I am getting ready to move and
throw away because they are chipping away on the sides. I would have
never thought about wearing gloves....




----- Original Message ----
From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Sent: Thursday, April 3, 2008 4:46:29 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] terra cotta pot warning

Tetanus shots are free most places; make sure yours is up to date, pard.

On Apr 3, 2008, at 5:17 PM, Pam Evans wrote:

> For those of you who use terra cotta pots, don't ever try to move one 
> w/out
> gloves on.  Even if you can't see any cracks, it could break anyway.  
> I'm
> speaking from experience.  Was moving a big one last night and and the
> blasted thing shattered and tore up my hand.  That vein that runs along
> inside of your thumb?  Laid it smooth open.  Oh well.  Fortunately I 
> got
> the bleeding stopped, put antibiotic goop on it, taped it up and 
> wrapped it
> so it should mend up fine.  So don't make the same mistake I did.  I
> guarantee I'll never do that again.  This typing w/ one hand is for 
> the
> birds too.  Just a friendly piece of advice for my fellow gardeners!  
> :-)
> -- 
> Pam Evans
> Kemp TX
> zone 8A
>
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Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.1 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Sunset Zone 25
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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