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Re: Snow

How annoying, it's supposed to be 80 degrees here tomorrow. I'm ready for
cold truthfully. It will get rid of the gnats for a while.

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 3:51 PM
Subject: [CHAT] Snow

> We are having our first good snowfall today (there was a dusting a couple
> weeks
> ago that didn't really count).  Today was the day my garden club decorated
> house at Lasdon Park & Arboretum where we meet.  The house, which is not
> really
> open to the public, is part of the Westchester Parks Department, but is
> used for offices and meeting facilities.  It was a wealthy man's summer
> built
> in the 1930s in the style of George Washington's Mt. Vernon.  Every year
> decorate the main rooms before the annual "Friends of..." dinner and other
> park
> functions.  This year the tree in the main entrance hall is decorated with
> nearly
> 200 shiny metallic-paper origami birds made by one of our members. In
> we have filled the spaces between branches with bits of white dried baby's
> breath
> which gives it a very delicate, airy appearance.  That, with the lights
and a
> few
> crystalline snowflake ornaments, is all, but we think it really looks
>  We
> used origami birds in some of the other decorations throughout the rooms -
> two fireplace mantles, roping on the stairway, wreaths on doors, etc.  The
> snow
> had begun to fall before we finished, and it really made a
> scene.
> We hurried through lunch (always bring a covered-dish lunch) and business
> meeting so members could get home before the snow got bad, but I don't
> it is really going to amount to much.  Temperatures are  in the high 20s,
> I'm expecting this to be gone tomorrow.  I have been wrong before, but
> it's
> really that time of year.
> Auralie
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