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Re: Limestone walkway

>> my carmel crisps are a tradition



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "cathy carpenter" <cathyc@rnet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 5:31 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Limestone walkway

> We have had a "Master's Tour" here in Quincy for the past 4 years.
> There are usually 4 gardens on the tour, and at each, there are Master
> Gardeners stationed to answer questions about plants and gardening
> problems. We also have handouts of plant lists for each garden, and at
> one garden we serve juice and home made cookies (my carmel crisps are a
> tradition). For the past two years, we have included a plant sale, with
> plants contributed from our personal gardens. The tour cost is $5.00.
> Our weather was perfect too, and we seem to get better publicity each
> year.
> Cathy
> On Sunday, June 27, 2004, at 09:09 AM, Cersgarden@aol.com wrote:
> > Busy past week but hope to easein today and work in the garden after
> > church.
> > Our limestone walkway is in.  Lordy, had no idea how much limestone
> > dust
> > would result in installation and it won't come off with a simple
> > washing. I do
> > love the pathway.  I have many plants to put backin the ground and
> > also added 3
> > yellow carpet roses which is a new  color in that series this year.
> > If you
> > have not seen them, they are very soft yellow and should be a nice
> > addition to my
> > yellow/blue plant color scheme & also to our soft yellow house color.
> >     We had our master gardener garden tour yesterday.  Each year the
> > tour is
> > in a different location of the Des Moines metro area and this year was
> > in West
> > Des Moines.  Our weather has been unusually cool, lower 40's night
> > time lows
> > & lower 70's daytime highs, little wind.  Perfect!   There were 7
> > gardens on
> > the tour at a cost of $10.  What are the costs of tours in your parts
> > of the
> > country?
> >     Tomorrow Iowa Gardener magazine photographer is coming to shoot my
> > garden
> > to be featured in a future edition of the mag.  On Tues the Des Moines
> > Register News (Iowas largest newspaper) is coming to photograph for a
> > feature story.
> >  This is exciting to me.
> >     Looks like rain again this morning.
> >         Ceres
> >
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