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RE: RE: [CHAT guy topics< duct tape

Well dear, it's a lucky lady you are!  That makes me happy for you.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Lynda Young" <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Fri, 6 Jun 2003 16:18:17 -0500

>Wow, I'm going to go home and give my hubby a big hug.  He's a perfect
>complement to me in the garden.  I do perennials, shrubs, and bed
>plantings - he's trees,  evergreens and rocks (loves to build those
>paths and walls!).  He's way more artistic than I and I really rely on
>his 'eye' when I get stumped.  We're both pretty rabid when it comes to
>the yard and take equal pleasure in what we help nature create. 
>Sometimes I forget how lucky I am that we can share this passion.  (Now,
>if only one of us could say "NO" to a new plant!!)
>Zone 7 - West TN
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>Behalf Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com
>Sent: Friday, June 06, 2003 3:08 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] RE: [CHAT guy topics< duct tape
>In a message dated 06/06/2003 1:17:49 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
>mtalt@hort.net writes:
>> Only works if your hubby is handy with tools:-)  Mine is not.  We have
>> a saying around here regarding him and anything remotely 
>> toolish...."John Lewis, you git away from that wheelbarrow, you know 
>> you don't know nothin' about machinery" (stolen from Brother Dave 
>> Gardener)...but very applicable - this is a man who can't figure out 
>> how to use a fax machine or copier.  He can barely work the toaster. 
>> Luckily, youngest stepson is good at things like servicing lawn mowers
>> and building stuff...he's my right hand for all the jobs I just can't 
>> manage!
>How come so many of us competent gardening women end up with husbands
>that?  I have one good gardening friend whose husband is as ardent a
>gardener as 
>she is - how I envy her. My dh was apparently quite good at management
>personnel matters, but things physical or mechanical just don't interest
>All three of my sons are "techies" of one sort or another and are each
>good in his chosen field - and all of them garden.  My husband is proud
>of them 
>but totally can't relate to any of them.
>Do any of you gardening guys have any insight into this matter? Auralie
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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