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RE: OT--reply-Texas gardening (a day in the life)

Snake hips?  You're killin' me :-)
Sounds like y'all got a bunch done IMO! Good thing I got so much done
yesterday, it's actually raining today. Not hard but enough to keep me
from working in the yard. Well, we need it and my kitchen and bathroom
haven't been this clean since Jesse was here in March. I even baked
cookies while I was cleaning this morning. (Quick, someone catch Jesse
before she faints) Looks like the sun is trying to peek out so maybe
I'll get some of my "to-do's" done today.

happy gardening!!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty Morrissy" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 8 Jun 2003 10:45:57 -0500

>Nice suggestion, others have mentioned the attic, but it's not an option
>here.  The attic access is in a hall closet - a tiny square opening that,
>to get to it, you first have to get past the shelf and clothes bar.  My ex
>husband, Snake-Hips, was up there once, and even he had difficulties
>getting through it.
>> [Original Message]
>> From: Donna <justme@prairieinet.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Date: 6/8/2003 7:50:31 AM
>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] OT--reply-Texas gardening (a day in the life)
>> Well it appears we were all busy yesterday:) 
>> Kitty- we put our antenna inside the attic. Might want to think about
>> that at some point in time. Works better actually, and the darn wind
>> can't get it! --- um.... you are not the only one who doesn't have
>> cable. Neither of us are tv watchers, so decided it was not worth the
>> expense here... Ok, we are cheap!:)
>> Donna
>> > 
>> > Well, Pam,
>> > I was out there much of the day, too, but didn't accomplish nearly as
>> much
>> > - but enough.
>> > I moved the last of the 8yds of soil, removed the fabric and forked
>> the
>> > bed
>> > - about 12x15 ft.  The maple roots were splayed all flat on the soil
>> > surface beneath the fabric.  Called the guy with the monster tiller -
>> > he'll
>> > till it for me Monday.
>> > Then tackled the water situation.  New attachments for the newly naked
>> > spigot.  Then the back spigot's hose reel had an unfixable leak -bad
>> case
>> > of rust - so changed over to a new  hose reel, also with new
>> attachments,
>> > washers, etc.
>> > Then up to the roof.  The roofer was surprised that I still use an
>> > antenna,
>> > but he put it back up - facing in the wrong direction.  Up and down
>> the
>> > ladder for nearly an hour trying to get he darn thing aimed right.  If
>> CBS
>> > is good, NBC is blurry.  If NBC is ok, there is no CBS.  May have to
>> go
>> > for
>> > cable one of these days.
>> > Deadhead a long row of peonies b4 the heads fall apart.  Watered and
>> moved
>> > plant sfor next week's MG plant sale.  No end in sight for those maple
>> > seedlings, just keep on pulling them.
>> > Kitty
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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