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Re: question for those used to gardening in heat!


Sorry to hear about your storm. Been there, done that with the saws.
I think we lost most of what we're going to lose ( keeping fingers crossed)
in the hurricanes last year and the hailstorms this year.

I'm so grateful for air conditioning! Was just out with the dogs, filling
bird feeders and such for a few minutes. My eyelids are sweatin'!

I'm with you on the water. With our well out, all we have is chlorinated
yuck. Still, it's better than nothing if you let it sit in an open container
in the refrigerator for a while. Guess we'll have to get used to the
chlorine. If and when the well guy gets here, the well will probably have to
be shock treated. Boohiss.

Funny thing about water. When the Dutch boys stayed with us for the
Olympics, they couldn't understand why "we Americans" always had our water
bottles with us. After nearly 2 weeks, they had it figured out. ;-)

d

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 30, 2005 4:35 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] question for those used to gardening in heat!


> > From: Daryl <pulis@mindspring.com>
> > (snip) it was still so humid that there was hardly any
> > evaporative cooling.  No breeze, either.
> ----------
>
> I can identify.  Had major thunderstorm last night and the top of an
> old locust tree fell across the drive.  Just this minute came in from
> working with son to get it cut up.  I am as wet as if I'd just gotten
> out of the shower - boy! does the a/c in the office feel good!
>
> I had NOT planned to spend a full day clearing up debris, but guess
> that's what's gonna be on the menu for part of this weekend.
>
> Poor hemlock hedge really got hit:-(  Rhodie hedge suffered some
> damage but it will grow back...not sure about a couple of those poor
> hemlocks.
>
> Ref. liquids and working out in the heat- I carry a bottle of spring
> water with me about 24x7...gotta replace those liquids:-)  I'm
> addicted to spring water...can't drink the stuff that comes out of
> the tap.
>
> Well best I gather weary, wet self and get back to work here......
>
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
> Editor:  Gardening in Shade, Suite101.com
> Shadyside Garden Designs

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