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Re: Another weekend report

REALLY? Where did you get it? How long does the charge last? That sounds
like something I need. 

Andrea H
EarthLink Revolves Around You.

> [Original Message]
> From: Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 2/21/2005 12:43:36 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Another weekend report
> I don't know how big your yard is- but FWIW- I love the Black and Decker 
> rechargable electric mower I have.  Never again do you have to deal with 
> sparkplugs, filters, carburetors, gasoline, etc!!!  I've had mine for 
> about 4 years now- no problems.
> Theresa
> A A HODGES wrote:
> >Well, speaking of growing, working, and cleaning, I spent the last three
> >weeks since Damascena died cleaning up the yard. Although bare, it looks
> >pretty good. After four years here, and no real yard cleaning to speak
> >of, the place was pretty overgrown. I cut back my Viburnum 'odotisurum'
> >(sp?) hedge today and burned the waste. The leaves are COVERED with
> >scale and whitefly. Some of it had black sooty mold. I've gotten all of
> >my newly purchased bulbs started in the greenhouse, cleaned up the back
> >of the house, sharpened the blade on the lawnmower, changed its oil,
> >gas, and sparkplug, cleaned the filter and carburetor. Son of B-----
> >still won't run properly so tomorrow I'm going to Wal-Mart and buy me a
> >new one. I cannot tolerate stuff that does not crank and run correctly.
> >Makes me crazy.
> >
> >
> >I've bought new pots and a wrought iron hanger for the porch, planted
> >Gerber daisies and primrose in pots to brighten it. Um, started three 5
> >flats of seeds, fertilized the grass with some Halts in it to stop the
> >crab grass, sprayed Round-up on the winter annual weeds, thrown away
> >about a hundred old, cracked plastic pots, scared several
> >semi-hibernating tree frogs and lizards, pruned all the things that
> >needed pruning, cut back the dead ornamental grasses, burned all the old
> >stuff in the garden (I almost caught myself on fire a couple of times)
> >
> >
> >and I still have to do the garden by the driveway. It's a mess. And I
> >still need to clean out the pond. I'm tired, but it feels good.
> >
> >
> >The Boxer adoption agency came to visit today. They brought an "adoptee"
> >with them. His name is Austin but he looks like a Hooch to me. He gets
> >to come and live with me next weekend, and the other fellow I planned on
> >adopting is going to come too, so I suspect this spring I'll be saying
> >"get out of that garden" quite a bit.
> >
> >I visited some friends tonight that have two Boxers and realize how much
> >I am missing the leaning on you, licking your face, the silly looks,
> >they are so funny.
> >
> >I can hardly wait until next weekend. I tried to get the volunteer to
> >leave Austin with me, but I have to clear it with the adoption
> >coordinator first. Grrrrr.... so hopefully, after an interminable (what
> >seems to be anyway) amount of time, I'll have two new boys by next
> >weekend.
> >
> >
> >Daffodils are blooming, day lilies are coming up, tree buds are getting
> >fat, and the rye grass is as green as it can be. I am so ready for
> >spring!
> >
> >
> >
> >Andrea H
> >hodgesaa@earthlink.net
> >EarthLink Revolves Around You.
> >
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