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Hey, hey, hey...even us smokers can tell the difference between a home
grown tomato and a store bought one that was shipped
unripened...probably nothing short of chemo. drugs could dim the
tastebuds that much.

Z5 Hills, IA

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Mon 12/13, james singer < jsinger@igc.org > wrote:
From: james singer [mailto: jsinger@igc.org]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 18:15:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [CHAT] "organic" vegetables?

Ah, Ms Kitty, you should venture out and try. Nothing better than a
<br>home-grown tomato or a really crisp jalapeno. They are to the taste
<br>buds what the sweetest Pandora vine is to the nose. Unless you
smoke, <br>of course.<br><br>On Monday, December 13, 2004, at 05:33 PM,
kmrsy@comcast.net wrote:<br><br>> I suppose I might if I did.<br>><br>>
-------------- Original message --------------<br>><br>>> Just put water
in the sink or a big pan, add salt, and swish the <br>>>
vegetables<br>>> around in it. Salt water causes the creepy-crawlies to
curl up and <br>>> drop<br>>> off. Just tap water doesn't dislodge them.
It's really not a big deal <br>>> - you<br>>> wash vegetables before you
eat them anyway, don't you?<br>>> Auralie<br>>><br>>> In a message dated
12/13/2004 5:14:58 PM Eastern Standard Time,<br>>> kmrsy@comcast.net
writes:<br>>> So how does one rinse with salt water...and why isn't tap
water <br>>> adequate?<br>>> Kitty<br>>><br>>>
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