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Re: Gardening in the South


I know I could never live up north again, and wondered how you were faring.
I love the south and especially the warm winter sun. I'm glad I don't have
the alligators though.

I hope you can find a wonderful new yard to garden in. Let me know if you
need plants. I'm a hot zone 7, so there should be something that will do for
you. Crinum maybe? Cotton Rose? Angel's Trumpet? I can get some started as
soon as they pop up in the spring.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Andrea Hodges" <andrea.hodges@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 11:18 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Gardening in the South

Just wanted to let you all know, I accepted my old job back in South
this morning.

I start work on March 6.
I had hoped that I would love it here in Illinois, but it's just not
happening. I can't take the winter, and everyone says this has been a mild
one. So, I'm headed back to Beaufort, pretentious though it is.

I miss the water, the live oaks, the camellias and azaleas, the
and even the alligators. I need sun and light and warm days and nights.

I'll be in a new house so I get to start a whole new garden.

Petersburg, IL
soon to be Beaufort, SC
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