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Re: excited


You GO Jim


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: jim singer <jsinger@igc.org>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 25 Dec 2002 19:47:11 -0500

>yes, indeed, marge. it's going to be very interesting to watch as it 
>unfolds. it's the kind of job that not only makes money and showcases your 
>work, but generates the kind of publicity you can't buy.
>
>i guess i never thought of it before but the garden staff has no real 
>design skills. it was originally designed by mrs selby and her gardeners. 
>then 20 or 30 years ago it was re-designed by the head of the university of 
>florida landscape department/school. the designer who is handling the job 
>for us now was trained by the fu professor--a little continuity there.
>
>the first part, the lawn renovation, will take maybe a month to complete. 
>the lawn's 44,000 square feet. we're going to strip it, re-grade and 
>compact the substrate, install a layer of "grass pave2" [which is a porous 
>plastic brick-like interlocking block], float a layer of 89 screenings over 
>that, and then install zoysia. the purpose of this kind of installation is 
>to create a surface that can take vehicular traffic without forming ruts.
>
>this job will start when the "season" is over, about easter. [the "season" 
>refers to that part of the year--roughly thanksgiving to easter--when there 
>are more cars with license plates from ontario, michigan, indiana, and ohio 
>on our roads than there are cars with florida license plates.]
>
>
>At 01:15 AM 12/25/02 -0500, you wrote:
>>Now *that* is one whale of a Christmas present, Jim...how very
>>exciting!!!  Will look forward to progress reports on this little
>>project!
>>
>>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
>>mtalt@hort.net
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>>----------
>> > From: jim singer <jsinger@igc.org>
>> >
>> > man, i'm excited. selby botanical garden is expanding big time
>>[they bought
>> > the entire block across the street] and, as a consequence, they are
>>talking
>> > about a major re-structuring of the property. last night, they told
>>us [the
>> > nursery] they want us to provide the design for the new garden and
>>to do
>> > the hardscape, beginning with a $118,000 renovation of the "grand
>>lawn". in
>> > addition, they want us to help them build an office building like
>>ours;
>> > they are quite taken by our atrium--with its interior landscape of
>> > fountains, fish pond, palms [copernica alba], the antique-looking
>>street lamps.
>>
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