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Re: closeouts/ now heat


Y'all got to keep hydrated.  Take a bottle of water or decaf tea out
there w/ you.  Drink out of the hose often if your tap water isn't too
bad.  Note - If you wait until you're thirsty, you're already
dehydrated.  Drink drink drink.

On 7/23/05, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Same thing happened to me a couple weeks ago... stood up quick, just about
> passed out! I also came inside, laid on the couch and drank water...didn't
> think about the salt idea, will have to remember that Theresa. Took me two
> days to become normal (for me) again.
> 
> It is ungodly hot out here this weekend... I am staying inside after 8am, or
> at least in an a/c car and meeting hall. Tomorrow they are predicting 100+
> degrees, heat index at 120....this is not normal!
> 
> Donna
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of Pam Evans
> > Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2005 10:22 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] closeouts/ now heat
> >
> > And you thought it was hot in Texas??   My my.
> >
> > On 7/23/05, Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net> wrote:
> > > I can relate Kitty.  Every weed known to mankind has grown to 6 inches
> > > tall in my gardens while I was away.  I sent hours this afternoon
> > > pruning and weeding, until I realize I was light headed, overly hot and
> > > had stopped sweating.  Soooo, went inside grand 1/2 liter of mineral
> > > water, got in a cold shower and then sat and ate salt and vinegar potato
> > > chips until I felt normal again..  Now I'm just tired.  Apparently it
> > > was 104 outside when I was working and I just didn't realize it.  Now
> > > wonder I nearly melted!
> > >
> > > Theresa
> > >
> > > Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center wrote:
> > >
> > > >Jim and Theresa,
> > > >It wasn't that I wasn't sure what to do with the shrimp plants (I
> > checked
> > > >A-Z for sun/shade) I just ran out of time.  It was 9pm by then and I
> > > >desperately needed a shower.  Besides the shrimp plants (Justicia) I
> > still
> > > >have 3 little needlepoint ivies and 3 small ferns (very airy things, no
> > > >name) that need temporary spots.  I might get to them tonight or
> > tomorrow.
> > > >I know all this stuff can grow in pots, I just sometimes forget to
> > water
> > > >pots. However, this year I have a lot of containers from my special
> > > >purchases for resale, so I am better at checking on them.
> > > >
> > > >It is reasonably pleasant here today, if you don't exert yourself.
> > However,
> > > >my BIL just informed me that Sun and Mon are supposed to hit 97 degrees
> > with
> > > >a heat index of 115.  I can't bet on getting too much done tomorrow.
> > Geez,
> > > >next month my electirc bill (AC) will match this month's water bill.
> > > >
> > > >Kitty
> > > >
> > > >----- Original Message -----
> > > >From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
> > > >To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > >Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2005 1:56 PM
> > > >Subject: Re: [CHAT] closeouts
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >>Kitty, you are so industrious.  I hope you enjoy your plants.  As to
> > the
> > > >>shrimp plants -- my daughter planted a big pot of them for her front
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >porch.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >>Could you do the same?  Whoever said they had to say inside the house?
> > It
> > > >>must be at least 100 degrees right now, and I have all the energy of a
> > wet
> > > >>rag because of it.
> > > >>
> > > >>zem
> > > >>zone 7
> > > >>West TN
> > > >>----- Original Message -----
> > > >>From: <kmrsy@netzero.net>
> > > >>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > >>Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2005 2:49 PM
> > > >>Subject: [CHAT] closeouts
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>>Before going out to Blue River Nursery yesterday, I stopped in at
> > Main's
> > > >>>Flower Garden. This is a local(originally)family that sets up a huge
> > > >>>annual/herb/vegetable nursery in April and closes out by the end of
> > July
> > > >>>to go back to Florida. Over the years she has added a lot of
> > perennials
> > > >>>and exotics. I pick up a lot of these materials early in the year for
> > > >>>our display gardens and she gives us a nice discount. In May I asked
> > her
> > > >>>if, when she closes out, might I be able to get a deal on some
> > > >>>houseplants for our October sale and she said I should come by in
> > late
> > > >>>July. There's no exact date. Luckily, when I stopped in yesterday, it
> > > >>>was the last day and she was offering anything left that you could
> > fit
> > > >>>in a wagon (one layer) for $15. Though the variety was far less than
> > > >>>before, I managed to pack in a lot of goodies we can resell. Then she
> > > >>>also gave us, for free, a dozen small shrimp plants and two 1-gallon
> > > >>>Crossandras. This all totalled about 36 plants from 4inch to 12 inch
> > > >>>hanging basket.
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>Of course, I have to take care of this stuff until October and I am
> > not
> > > >>>a houseplant person. I just know half will croak if they are in my
> > > >>>house. PLus, I didn't want to spend my time repotting all this right
> > now
> > > >>>when I have other stuff that needs doing. Then a little lightbulb
> > went
> > > >>>off and I decided to add much of this to my own landscape
> > temporarily.
> > > >>>There's no rule says I can't enjoy babysitting. Most went into my
> > sunny
> > > >>>tenders bed and I scattered many of the shade lovers. I still have
> > the
> > > >>>shrimp plants to deal with though.
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>Kitty
> > > >>>
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> >
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> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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