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RE: The Holy Hand Grenade...

Ah, but the Holy Hand Grenade is a weapon of great antiquity.  Ask any
Arthurian monk.

-----Original Message-----
From: Marge Talt
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Sent: 12/19/2002 3:32 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] The Holy Book says...

:-)  David.....Well, I can tell you don't have deer if Hibiscus is
deer candy...you might have a slightly different outlook:-)  But,
seriously, it amazes me how many wild creatures have adapted to
living amongst humans...more than armadillos and deer are quite happy
to find the nooks and crannies and free handouts of suburbia and even
cities; most of them remain invisible to those who do not look for
them, but they're there. Only creatures with very specific
requirements do not survive...unfortunately, there are quite a few of
those, too.

And, I have to tell ya' that you must have a most unique version of
the "Holy Book" (or maybe your book is not the one I have known)...I
didn't know hand grenades had been invented when they were still
writing on papyrus, clay and stone:-) 

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
Editor:  Gardening in Shade
> From: David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
> It's a conundrum Marge for which I don't have the answer.  Don't
get the
> impression I begrudge you your garden...I don't.  As I said I would
> and will have a garden somewhere in the Rockies.  Probably won't be
> growing Hibiscus however.  (Deer candy by the way!)  Being a
realist I
> say kick their fannies.  Man created the imbalance and man must
> it.  One way or another!  Like the armadillos there are a handful
> creatures that have learned or are suited to live with our
> It makes the working of Ma Nature a truly wonderful thing.
> Let us not forget what the Holy Book says about fences and I quote:
> "Thou who fences thy neighbors out must have thine fences blown to
> smithereens by the holy hand grenade."  This can be interpreted in
> different ways by many different scholars.  For me, I'll just let
> words do the talking.
> DF

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