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Re: Re: enough rocks...


I'm making a Native American Medicine Wheel Garden. It's round and the
rocks I made say "north, east, south and west" and then I did "Earth,
Air, Fire and Water". And I'll make stones that name the herbs and
plants I grow in there. It's gonna be so cool when I get finished. May
take awhile...but I'll send pictures of my progress.

 
Jess

Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
Jesse,
What words did you put on your stones?
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jesse Bell" 
To: 
Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 1:32 PM
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] enough rocks...


> I know the "real thing" is preferable..but I'm starting a new garden
> that is round and I bought one of those "Poetry Stone" kits. You make
> bricks or free-form rocks and they include letters to push into the
> cement so you can have words on your "rocks". I don't use the regular
> concrete, instead I use a vinyl patch concrete which is stronger and
> tends to last longer. Anyway...after I figured out how the consistancy
> of the concrete should be I made 4-5 stones. They're really kind of
> cool. You can mix man-made stones and stones with words on them. And
> there are different kinds of cement dyes so the "stones" are all
> different colors. So...if you didn't have enough rocks...you can mix and
> match if need be.
>
>
>
> Donna wrote:
> Don't really find them here much anymore either.
>
> When we moved in here, before the pond got dug, I watched the local
> papers. If it was free for the hauling, you know I was there. First
> winter here yard had many piles of rocks everywhere. DH kept telling me
> I had 'more than enough'... then we dug the pond and he hauled another
> 28 tons here. So much for 'enough' LOL!
>
>
> Donna
> who could still use another few tons;(
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Cersgarden@aol.com
> Sent: 7/14/2004 8:09:52 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] my new project has hit a snag!
>
> > In a message dated 7/14/04 6:01:04 AM, justme@prairieinet.net writes:
> >
> > << And depending on what type rocks they are, pond folks are always
looking
> > for free rocks >>
> >
> > Donna, you don't find 'free' in this area. I would say it could be a
> > financial answer to your project. Wisconsin is going to be rock free
with the way
> > the loaded trucks are coming our way. New home construction landscapes
are
> > using rocks to the point its ugly and I'm a rock lover!
> > Ceres
> >
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