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Re: Somebody stop me


Pam, you're a sweetie.  In previous years I did notice a difference in the
bill because of the Cmas lights, but not all that much.  I don't know how
much these heaters will draw, but my sister is leaving today so it was only
for a 2 week period.  I'm sure I can manage the increase.
kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 7:19 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Somebody stop me


> Kitty - Christmas lights don't use near the juice that heaters do.  The
> biggest energy gobblers are things that make hot air cold and things that
> make cold air hot.  If you need us - we are here.  I'll have this house
paid
> off in a month, so there will be a bit more "disposable" income.  Just a
> thought.  That goes for all of y'all up North who are fixin' to get some
> whopper heating bills.  Capice'?
> :-)
>
>
> On 1/3/06, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center <
> 4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
> >
> > Zem, so far I'm ok on my gas bill.  $115 for Dec compared to Dec2004 at
> > $103, but that's because I'm keeping the house pretty cool.  I'm afraid
> > Jan
> > will be a whopper though from all the baking and I did turn the temp up
a
> > bit a few times for my visiting sister.  I wonder what the electric bill
> > will be next month.  She used the electric heater a lot and never turned
> > lights off.  Still, that may be balanced by the fact that the cold and
> > snow
> > came so early that I never got any outside Cmas lights up.
> >
> > Kitty
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Monday, January 02, 2006 7:20 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Somebody stop me
> >
> >
> > > We were under a tornado watch last night with temps in the 70s.  Today
> > was
> > > absolutely gorgeous -- clear and windy in the upper 60s.  Certainly
more
> > > like March and January. I was walking around the yard and noticed my
> > > Hellebores are loaded with buds!  That sight, coupled with the
knowledge
> > > that I will only get 3 more killer gas bills, made for a great day.
> > > zem
> > > zone 7
> > > West TN
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Sent: Monday, January 02, 2006 6:32 PM
> > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Somebody stop me
> > >
> > >
> > > > Thanks for the warning.  I just checked the weather radar here and
it
> > > > looks
> > > > like the worst of it is going south of our little area.  Cincinnati
> > looks
> > > > pretty scary on the radar.  I can, however, hear the thunder (in
> > January!)
> > > > and the patter of rain on the sky window.    Here's hoping you fare
> > well
> > > > as
> > > > well, Donna!
> > > >
> > > > Blessings,
> > > > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
On
> > > > Behalf
> > > > Of Donna
> > > > Sent: Monday, January 02, 2006 7:04 PM
> > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Somebody stop me
> > > >
> > > > Even with this latest storm system they are predicting here? Calling
> > for
> > > > twisters and all.... for a large mass of states.. so others need to
> > watch
> > > > it
> > > > as many of us will be effected.
> > > >
> > > > Donna
> > > >
> > > >> -----Original Message-----
> > > >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
On
> > > >> Behalf Of Pam Evans
> > > >> Sent: Monday, January 02, 2006 9:22 AM
> > > >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Somebody stop me
> > > >>
> > > >> Thanks Chris.  Now in our 10th month of this and it has long since
> > lost
> > > >> any
> > > >> appeal.  And not a drop in the ten-day forecast.  Again.
> > > >>
> > > >> On 1/2/06, Chris Petersen <chris@widom-assoc.com> wrote:
> > > >> >
> > > >> > I'm another Cyndi or Bonnie!  I've gone beyond my current garden
> > space
> > > >> in
> > > >> > daylilies, but I'm probably going to order a couple more! I still
> > have
> > > >> my
> > > >> > mom's garden to renovate.  I started working on it last summer,
but
> > > >> > with
> > > >> > the
> > > >> > heat, I'd didn't get very far.  Also, I built my new stone walled
> > bed
> > > >> and
> > > >> > added another two beds where they were needed, so I shouldn't be
so
> > > >> > hard
> > > >> > on
> > > >> > myself!
> > > >> >
> > > >> > On Sunday, I just had to get a plant fix, so I drove to the
nearest
> > > >> garden
> > > >> > center where I'd be able to find more than a bench of houseplants
> > like
> > > >> > Lowes
> > > >> > would have. It was a 30 mile trip (in heavy, wet snow) to get
> > there,
> > > >> > but
> > > >> > worth the effort!  Even this mega nursery was low in selection,
but
> > I
> > > >> was
> > > >> > able to pick up a couple of cheery Kalanchoes for $2.50 each and
> > some
> > > >> > terrarium plants.  I even bought some crocus bulbs at 75% off
that
> > I
> > > >> need
> > > >> > to
> > > >> > poke into the soil today. They may be just squirrel food, but
they
> > were
> > > >> > cheap and will be a breeze to plant!
> > > >> >
> > > >> > I just got the Select Seeds catalog.   Are they good to order
from?
> > > >> What
> > > >> > about their plants?
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Pam- I feel your drought in a physical way.  It actually pains me
> > to
> > > >> think
> > > >> > about it! When we've been really dry, it is heartbreaking to
watch
> > the
> > > >> > plants and animals suffer. Watering with the hose doesn't seem to
> > have
> > > >> the
> > > >> > same benefit as a good downpour!
> > > >> >
> > > >> > David- I'm glad you and your plants are safe!
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Chris Petersen
> > > >> > Northport, Long Island, New York
> > > >> > Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
> > > >> >
> > > >> > chris@widom-assoc.com
> > > >> > My garden: http://photos.yahoo.com/chrispnpt
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> > -----Original Message-----
> > > >> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> > On
> > > >> > Behalf
> > > >> > Of Bonnie & Bill Morgan
> > > >> > Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2006 10:08 PM
> > > >> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > >> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Somebody stop me
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Cyndi, you sound like me. LOL!!!  There is always something like
> > that
> > > >> I'm
> > > >> > not going to do...but then there will be this unique plant or
that
> > > >> really
> > > >> > useful one that would look soooo good over there and before you
> > know
> > > >> > it,
> > > >> > more soil is being prepared and some spot is being amended just
for
> > > >> > what
> > > >> I
> > > >> > didn't think I'd be doing.
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Good luck sticking to your garden resolutions.  I'd like to help
> > you
> > > >> stay
> > > >> > in
> > > >> > line with them, but then I'd have to be able to control myself
> > first.
> > > >> > I
> > > >> > suppose it could be worse.  We could be hooked on something
really
> > > >> > dangerous.  LOL!!!
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Blessings,
> > > >> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> > > >> >
> > > >> > -----Original Message-----
> > > >> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
[mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> > On
> > > >> > Behalf
> > > >> > Of Cyndi Johnson
> > > >> > Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2006 8:05 PM
> > > >> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > >> > Subject: [CHAT] Somebody stop me
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Didn't I spend quite a bit of time over the last few
> > > >> > months declaiming about how I wasn't going to buy any
> > > >> > seeds this year? Didn't I say I was determined to
> > > >> > scale back my vegetable garden? That was me, right?
> > > >> > Sure looks like my name in the archives.
> > > >> > So the seed catalogs are coming in, there's Burpee,
> > > >> > Territorial, Cook's Garden, Select Seeds. By golly
> > > >> > look at all those little stickies in the pages, how
> > > >> > did those get in there? More catalogs to come too. But
> > > >> > I'm not buying anything this year, that's what I said,
> > > >> > I remember it. And yet...
> > > >> > My husband is no help. This man has not looked in a
> > > >> > seed catalog in his life, despite having them piled
> > > >> > around the house hip deep for 20 years. But THIS year
> > > >> > he looks at the Burpee catalog, with that cover
> > > >> > picture of the striped tomato, and says "Isn't that
> > > >> > pretty? Let's grow that."
> > > >> > This could be harder than sticking to a diet.
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Cyndi
> > > >> > Just $16.99/mo. or less.
> > > >> > dsl.yahoo.com
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
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> > > >>
> > > >> --
> > > >> Pam Evans
> > > >> Kemp TX
> > > >> zone 8A
> > > >>
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