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Re: Nursery


LOL - fortunately my house is paid for so it will never be an issue.
But thanks dear, appreciate the thought!


On 4/29/08, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> I'd take you in Pam.  But I have the feeling you'd rather live under a
> Texas bridge than inside in Indiana. ;+)
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2008 6:52 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Nursery
>
>
>  I'm so glad your sister was there for you.  My brother wouldn't take me
> > in
> > if I was living under a bridge.
> >
> > On 4/29/08, james singer <islandjim1@comcast.net> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Hi Cyndi. Yep, got the Sunset Western Garden book [also got Sunset's
> > > National Garden book--not nearly as good]. I've been lugging the
> > > Western
> > > book around most of my adult life. It was one of the text books in a
> > > hort
> > > class I took once at El Camino CC. Indispensable reference.
> > >
> > > it's not merely learning new things that's good for the brain, it's
> > > challenging it. Crossword puzzles and chess games are good for you,
> > > too. But
> > > the Oregon garden will surely be a rewarding challenge in that
> > > department.
> > >
> > > On Apr 29, 2008, at 3:24 PM, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95
> > > CG/SCSRT
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > Learning new things is supposed to keep your brain young isn't it?
> > > > Should be interesting to have an entirely new plant palette and
> > > climate
> > > > to figure out.
> > > > Do you have a Sunset Western Garden Book handy?
> > > >
> > > > Cyndi
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> > > On
> > > > Behalf Of james singer
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2008 11:44 AM
> > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Nursery
> > > >
> > > > Not much room left to plant. It's a small yard that's been fairly
> > > > densely planted. There are a few possibilities, however, without
> > > > making a major make-over. I mentioned she wants more raised beds,
> > > > mostly for vegetables and herbs, so that's going to create some
> > > > opportunities, I think. And there is quite a bit of fence that is
> > > > available for vines--probably clematis. There's a maple tree in
> > > front
> > > > that has a horrible configuration--v-shaped trunk--that probably
> > > split
> > > > apart before too many years and need to be replaced. There are also
> > > > lots of plants I don't recognize, so I want to spend a year or so
> > > just
> > > > observing before I think about anything major.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Apr 29, 2008, at 3:54 AM, Kitty wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Does your sister's place offer you any space to "do your own thing",
> > > > > Jim? Will she return from her trip to a garden makeover?
> > > > >
> > > > > Kitty
> > > > > neIN, Zone 5
> > > > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer"
> > > > >
> > > > <islandjim1@comcast.net
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > To: "Garden Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > Sent: Monday, April 28, 2008 8:31 PM
> > > > > Subject: [CHAT] Nursery
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > We went shopping this morning, then dropped in on one of the local
> > > > > > nurseries on the way home. I spent the whole time--well, most of
> > > > > > it-- reading name tags. This is truly turning out to be a
> > > "learning
> > > > > > experience." May 1 is the official last frost date, so we were
> > > > > > looking for bedding plants specifically, but the woman explained
> > > > > > that the prolonged cold weather this year had fouled up their
> > > > > > ordering  schedule, so most annuals and such wouldn't be
> > > arriving
> > > > > > until later in  the week. Saw lots of stunning clematis,
> > > azaleas,
> > > > > > and rhododendrons,  however.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Island Jim
> > > > > > Inland in Oregon
> > > > > > 44.99 N 123.04 W
> > > > > > Elevation 148'
> > > > > > USDA Zone 7
> > > > > > Heat Zone 5
> > > > > > Sunset Zone 6
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
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> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > No virus found in this incoming message.
> > > > > > Checked by AVG. Version: 7.5.524 / Virus Database: 269.23.6/1402
> > > -
> > > > > > Release Date: 4/28/2008 1:29 PM
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
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> > > > >
> > > > Island Jim
> > > > Willamette Valley
> > > > 44.99 N 123.04 W
> > > > Elevation 148'
> > > > Hardiness Zone 7
> > > > Heat Zone 5
> > > > Sunset Zone 6
> > > > Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> > > > Maximum 86 F [30 C]
> > > >
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> > > >
> > > Island Jim
> > > Willamette Valley
> > > 44.99 N 123.04 W
> > > Elevation 148'
> > > Hardiness Zone 7
> > > Heat Zone 5
> > > Sunset Zone 6
> > > Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> > > Maximum 86 F [30 C]
> > >
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> > >
> > >
> >
> > --
> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
> >
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> >
> >
> > --
> > No virus found in this incoming message.
> > Checked by AVG.
> > Version: 7.5.524 / Virus Database: 269.23.6/1404 - Release Date:
> > 4/29/2008 6:27 PM
> >
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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  • References:
    • Nursery
      • From: james singer <islandjim1@comcast.net>
    • Re: Nursery
      • From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
    • Re: Nursery
      • From: james singer <islandjim1@comcast.net>
    • RE: Nursery
      • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
    • Re: Nursery
      • From: james singer <islandjim1@comcast.net>
    • Re: Nursery
      • From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
    • Re: Nursery
      • From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>

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