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RE: just checking

  • Subject: RE: just checking
  • From: "andreah" <andreah@hargray.com>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 07:02:37 -0400

That's wonderful Gene! YAY YOU!!! 

Sounds like everyone is in the same boat weather wise-It's been in the
mid-80's here with rain for the past 4 days. It's so humid it's hard to
breathe. Supposed to go into the low 90's this week with less rain. However,
I suspect it will still be hard to breathe. Truthfully, the temperatures are
lower than normal for us. It's usually in the mid-90's or so. My tomatoes
are still producing, and the garden looks great if a bit jungly from all the
rain. I have to douse myself in OFF anytime I go outside the mosquitoes are
so bad. 

I am very pleased with how my garden has turned out. I have 7 foot tall
Mexican sunflowers that I need a step stool to dead head. The butterflies
and hummingbirds love them. Put in your orders for seeds now because I'll
have plenty for everyone!!! 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Judy Browning
Sent: Monday, August 17, 2009 12:00 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] just checking

We're having really cool weather 50's at night, 60's to low 70's daytime. 
Supposed to be back in the 90's later this week.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, August 16, 2009 10:45 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] just checking

> Here's hoping everyone is well.  It's been extremely quiet.
> After a very cool spring and early summer, we are finally getting some
> real summer weather.  It's in the upper 80s today and is predicted to
> be there for the next week.  I'm blaming the strange weather for my
> disastrous garden - the only thing producing is beans and a few cherry
> tomatoes that I have hanging in pots under the eaves in my breezeway.
> However, thanks to my Lyme disease flare-up, I haven't been able to
> do much to help.  At least I finally have a doctor who will acknowledge
> that I have Lyme - not that there's much he can do about it.
> I used to have a good pickle recipe, but don't know where I put it...
> When I was a child, my grandmother used to make nine-day pickles.
> Three days in lime water, three days in brine, and three days in a
> vinegar-mustard seed solution, then packed in jars, the vinegar
> brought to a boil and poured over them before sealing.  That's
> probably a lot more trouble than you are interested in.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 8/16/2009 10:50:45 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:
> just checking.... seems like forever since I seen a message here.
> Here on the home front, it's hot, it's gonna rain, the weeds are thriving,
> mom's getting better, I have a zillion cucumbers and reading recipe books 
> on
> what to do with them all....
> anyone got a bread and butter recipe?  I love the stackers on my 
> sandwiches,
> wondering if I could do something like that.
> Donna
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