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Re: Rosa 'Paul's > now ZD


Felines are fine by me, I'm not really keen on foul.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bonnie Holmes" <holmesbm@usit.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 5:56 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Rosa 'Paul's > now ZD


> The UT Trial Gardens are on the University of Tennessee campus...next to
> the vet school.   They have kept two cats for a long time.  There is a
sign
> near the entrance explaining their purpose.  Someone keeps dropping off
> roosters...one with a hen who had chicks...someone from the school
> volunteered to take them.  The rooster was very sociable but made it
> difficult when programs were being conducted.  He liked to speak along
> which made it difficult to hear during outdoor activities.  Last week,
> another young rooster showed up.   This could turn into an interesting
> story...
>
> Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN
>
>
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 06/08/2004 7:35:45 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Rosa 'Paul's > now ZD
> >
> > I have 5 cats, definitely keeps bunnies away.
> > However, this garden is at the CES on the campus grounds of IPFW.  There
> is
> > no way in the world the U would allow cats living on the premises.
Heck,
> > they don't even like having us on the premises, but we have a 100 year
> > lease.
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Bonnie Holmes" <holmesbm@usit.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 12:15 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Rosa 'Paul's > now ZD
> >
> >
> > > The UT Trial Gardens at Knoxville have two full-time staff cats that
> help
> > > keep varmints down.  Maybe that would help solve the rabbit problem.
> > >
> > > Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > > [Original Message]
> > > > From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Date: 06/07/2004 9:45:18 PM
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Rosa 'Paul's > now ZD
> > > >
> > > > Like any group, some work harder than others, but also, some work on
> > > issues
> > > > that aren't so evident....
> > > > Our MG Nursery has the distinction of being the only garden group
that
> > has
> > > > nearly a 50/50 ratio of men and women.  One man won't dig, won't
pot,
> > > won't
> > > > work the sales....but he has a truck with a big trailer and a
tiller.
> > He
> > > > insists on hand mixing and screening all our potting soil which,
> though
> > > not
> > > > necessary, is nice.  For a year now we've been discussing rabbit
> > > protection
> > > > on bed #2 since the bunnies ate all our toadlilies in there last
> summer.
> > > I
> > > > brought over some hoops and bird net and chicken wire for a quick
fix
> at
> > > the
> > > > time, which is still in place because these 3 guys keep trying to
> build
> > a
> > > > better mousetrap and have talked it to death.  They ask me what I
want
> > (of
> > > > the 17 ideas they have) and I tell them, just do it.  I won't insist
> on
> > > > anything since I'm not building it.  In the end, all they did was
make
> > the
> > > > sides higher with landscape timbers.  Seems to me that bunnies can
> jump.
> > > >
> > > > Kitty
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 9:06 PM
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Rosa 'Paul's > now ZD
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > In a message dated 6/7/04 5:54:38 PM, kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> > > > >
> > > > > << I appreciate your input. >>
> > > > >
> > > > > Likewise, Kitty and will look forward to the results.  I love the
> > > research
> > > > > project your MG group does. Maybe I need to give only you the
> credit.
> > > > >     Ceres
> > > > >
> > > > >
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