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Re: terra cotta pot warning


I was pruning my Lonicera sempivirens a couple weeks ago (with a  
pruning saw) and managed to slice my left index finger pretty badly.  
Spent much of my West Yellowstone vacation with bandaids on! And yes,  
I did get a tetanus shot... after the fact.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Apr 4, 2008, at 5:36 AM, Andrea Hodges wrote:

> There's an echo in here-my first thought also was OUCH! Hope it  
> heals fast although that's a bad place to have a nasty cut. I'll  
> remember this when I'm moving. Glad you roses are blooming. That's  
> exciting.
> A
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2008 5:57 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] terra cotta pot warning
>
>
>> LOL - I knew what you meant, and  yes Kitty, you are right.  I try  
>> to be
>> more careful about overdoing things.  The good news is both of my  
>> butterfly
>> roses started blooming today - yay!
>>
>> On 4/3/08, David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> Oops, that was supposed to be "HATE to see you get lock jaw.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----
>>> From: David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>> Sent: Thursday, April 3, 2008 2:23:42 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] terra cotta pot warning
>>>
>>> Wow Pam, bummer! I hope you are ok. Sheesh! That sounds nasty.  
>>> Since it
>>> had soil in it when was the last time you had a tetanus shot? Had  
>>> to see
>>> you get lock jaw.
>>>
>>>
>>> Sorry Pam
>>>
>>> DF
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----
>>> From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>> Sent: Thursday, April 3, 2008 2:17:00 PM
>>> Subject: [CHAT] terra cotta pot warning
>>>
>>> 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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>>
>> -- 
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX
>> zone 8A
>>
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