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Re: Where is everybody?


700 pounds and 8 tons you moved! Hey Marge- I have about 2 tons of pea gravel free to anyone who wants to haul it away. Are you interested??

Theresa


gardenqueen@academicplanet.com wrote:


Mercy me too. And I'd love to have Theresa at my house for a week - WOW.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan
Sent: 8/24/2004 8:26:02 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Where is everybody?



I'm tired all over again, just reading about your week!

Blessings,
Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Marge Talt
Sent: Tuesday, August 24, 2004 2:19 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Where is everybody?



From: Donna <justme@prairieinet.net>
What has everyone else done?


----------
Well, last week was a killer; meetings with 2 clients + an out of
town evening presentation a 3.5 hour drive away - makes for a long
day when you don't get home until nearly midnight...plus getting
ready for all the above and the usual run of office paperwork, design
work, etc.

In between the above, went to the quarry twice; sorted through their
huge mountain of rubble stone; loaded about 700 lbs; unloaded it;
hauled it about 300' down the hill to where I'm building a patio -
this for the retaining wall that will support it around one side
(it's a 10' dia. circle on the side of a slope). Got 8 tons of stone
dust delivered and have been hauling that by the wheelbarrow down to
same location - have lost count of the number of loads that have gone
down there; about half the pile. Got about 3/4 of the wall for the
patio built so far. When that is done and the paving is done, need
to build a lower retaining wall for a planting bed and get some
plants in before it's too late. Really need more rocks to choose
from as I am at the pick up and try each rock 3 times to get one to
work stage, but no time to go pick over stone at the quarry right
now.


Garden is in dire need of several days of intensive maintenance;
leaves are falling; branches and twigs all over from assorted
thunderstorms, "lawn" needs mowing and I note that hedges need
pruning and that should have been done 2 weeks ago....sigh.

Also had a session with the spiderwebs that have been holding the
house up for the last few months when I got rained out of the garden
Sat. before last and the general round of errands, chores, fixing
food, laundry...you know, the fun stuff of life:-)  Have managed to
keep self occupied;-)

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
mtalt@hort.net
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