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Re: bulbs are here/lurker

I understand that, I have "mined" every brick around my beds from torn
down buildings all over town. I wait a week or so until the contruction
(or destruction) crews leave. Then I go and dig up every brick I can
find. It amounts to a lot in 7 1/2 years!


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Mon, 11 Aug 2003 01:12:42 -0400 (EDT)

>Ron: Thanks for the tip...how you don't mind if at some point in the
>future I borrow your inspiration a little...my husband and I are both
>crazy for rocks...we've been known to dig out big rocks from
>construction sites in the pouring rain or come to a raging stop on a
>highway when we spot a rock we think we like!
>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
>--Albert Einstein
> --- On Fri 08/08, Ron & Penny Verow < rverow@earthlink.net > wrote:
>From: Ron & Penny Verow [mailto: rverow@earthlink.net]
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2003 08:36:01 -0400
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] bulbs are here/lurker
>Hello Melody,<br><br>We picked out flat rocks from the millions that
>seemed to live in my <br>garden area that the size would be the proper
>contrast to the plant- <br>very small rocks for small plants
>etc.'.<br>After cleaning the smoothest side they were then painted with
>a white <br>background & painted with a good grade of exterior paint - a
>likeness <br>for the color & type of flower & listed both scientific
>name & common <br>name. They do look quite nice & tell both me & others
>who wonder what <br>the plant is. Seems to me to look a bit better than
>upright markers. <br>Just an idea I came up with.<br><br>Melody
>wrote:<br><br>>Ron: I don't have an answer on the tulip/bulbs question
>for you...sorry!<br>>But I do have a question about something you
>mentioned in you e-mail in<br>>passing. You said you have had help from
>a young woman who paints info<br>>on rocks for you...that sounds kind of
>like something I'd like to see in<br>>my garden...what kind of info and
>how big/small are the rocks??? Is this<br>>your way of marking your
>plants and if so, how did you think of that?<br>><br>><br>><br>>Melody,
>IA (Z 5/4)<br>><br>>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the
>mysterious." <br>>--Albert
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Kemp TX/zone 8A


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