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Re: was gardening in heat! now filtered water

Poor Marge - take it easy lady.  That's murderous work I know.   Sugar
gets bottled water except in her bucket, I drink the tap water.  How's
that for rotten?

On 6/30/05, Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net> wrote:
> D-
> You could always get a water filter, at least for the kitchen.  I
> finally caved an bought one from HD a couple weeks ago.  I am amazed at
> the difference in taste!  It was easy to install and fairly small under-
> the- sink type deal (GE Smartwater premium).  I paid about $140 for it.
> My husband likes it so much that he uses that water to wash his hands in
> the kitchen- says it feels cleaner.  Also been using it to fill up the
> cats' water bowls- and they now drink out of those more than the ones in
> the bathrooms.  Interesting.
> Theresa
> Daryl wrote:
> >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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Pam Evans
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