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Re: now, chores of yesterday

Weeding a swamp?  That sounds arduous indeed!  My hat's off to you, I hate to get my feet wet!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: cathy carpenter <cathyc@rnet.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 8 Jun 2003 17:35:07 -0500

>I spent yesterday finishing weeding the swamp. (You haven't lived until 
>you've weeded a swamp!) It actually took me 3 days, adding up the time 
>spent there. Included smothering my most foolish planting idea 
>(Houttuynia cordata) and hacking back my second most foolish idea (Rosa 
>palustra). From the look of it, I have my third most foolish under 
>control (Spartina pectinata). Of course, while I was doing errands, DH 
>went out and bought rocks, including an 800 pounder which placing 
>wreaked havoc on the adjacent lawn. Then I noticed the deer have again 
>discovered the hollyhocks which may not live to bloom, but maybe if I 
>keep them, the deer won't discover the more expensive plants???
>Frustrating as it is, a day gardening beats one cleaning the house!
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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