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RE: new purchases

Now that sounds like something graceful that I'd do!!  LOL

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Theresa- yahoo" <tchessie@yahoo.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 19 Feb 2003 21:37:58 -0800

>It is anecdotes like these that make this list so wonderful.  Glad to here
>you are in one piece.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>Behalf Of Linda L Wallpe
>Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 7:45 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: [CHAT] new purchases
>What I have to say about Calycanthus floridus, CAROLINA ALSPICE will not
>be of much use until it's a large bush.
>When we moved back to Cincinnati, we rented the first floor of a large,
>old house from an older couple who lived on the the top two floors.  Mrs.
>Jewell was a gem of a gardener  and she had 3 mature, sweet shrubs under
>our bedroom window.
>Well, one day I was washing windows.  These were really large, tall
>windows in 3 sections.  I flipped up one too many sections, forgot to
>hold on,  and fell backwards right out of the window into one of the
>bushes.  Unfortunately, Mrs. Jewell was working about 5 feet away in her
>perennial bed and nearly had a stroke.  I think it was concern over my
>body but it may have been about the bush.
>I can attest to the fact that Calycanthus floridus, CAROLINA ALSPICE will
>greatly slow down a falling body, smelling sweetly at the same time.  I
>was only slightly scratched but I gave up serious window washing.  This
>probably wasn't the kind of information you were looking for though.
>Linda Wallpe
>Cincinnati, Zone 6a
>Only $9.95 per month!
>Visit www.juno.com
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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