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Re: today

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
  • From: Theresa tchessie1@sbcglobal.net
  • Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 20:13:05 -0700
  • In-reply-to: <017701c684c5$d9d05250$6500a8c0@william4e9ze6z>
  • References: <017701c684c5$d9d05250$6500a8c0@william4e9ze6z>

We will be getting a wet saw, but one specifically for pavers and brick 
(has a slotted saw blade).  Your project was much bigger than ours.  I'm 
hoping to finish by Monday, but we'll see. It will depend on how hot it 
gets this weekend.  I don't plan on roasting jsut for the sake of bricks.

Theresa

Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:

>You will like your pavers, Theresa.  Our very wide and long driveway is
>pavers.  The only thing we would have done differently  would have been to
>put a weed barrier under the sand.  We do love our pavers.  How big a patio
>area are you planning?  Our drive is about 5 cars wide at the garage, 3 cars
>wide at the street and over 140' long.  That took Bill and I 6 week ends to
>get finished.  I would highly recommend a wet saw instead of just a brick
>saw, though.  It is messy but so much better than trying to breathe the
>stone dust and I think it gave us a cleaner cut.  You can use a crayon to
>mark with or an oil pencil for the cuts.  
>
>Blessings,
>Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
>Of Theresa
>Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 10:48 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
>
>You sound like me.  I got the pavers ordered for our back patio finally!  I
>just couldn't stand the sand being tracked in the house anymore, and hell
>might freeze over before my husband finds a job.  So, enough of the waiting
>around for something to change, and on with living!!  Anyway, I'm taking
>Friday and Monday off of work and hope that
>4 days is enough to get them all laid.  I do need to call and reserve a
>brick saw tomorrow though- or else we won't get much done!  I'm sure I'll
>have a zillion more weeds in another week, but at least for now I'm
>(briefly) caught up.
>
>
>
>Theresa
>
>Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
>
>  
>
>>You are so WAY ahead of me with the weeding and I'm tickled for you.
>>Honestly, I get two or three beds done and have another 6 or 7 to do and I
>>already need to re-weed the first one.   I find I have the most weeds in
>>    
>>
>the
>  
>
>>beds that were tilled.  The no-till beds (lasagna beds) have the fewest 
>>weeds even after all these years.  Any more beds or extensions to beds 
>>I make will be of the lasagna variety.
>>
>>Bill and I were hoping to get the new flooring into the family room.  
>>We've got most of the prep work done, but there weren't enough hours 
>>for us to get the flooring down.  Plan B is to do that next weekend, 
>>hopefully.  (Grandboy Brenden will be taking his First Communion, so 
>>we'll have to see whether we need to postpone the flooring again.)
>>
>>Blessings,
>>Bonnie
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
>>Behalf Of Theresa
>>Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 11:44 PM
>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
>>
>>Today is was just great here!  High 70's nice breeze.  This weekend I 
>>did manage to get the arbor powerwashed.  Also replaced the screen door 
>>on the front door, bought lattice to replace the fence boards on the 
>>side gates and the fake fence surrounding the AC unit. (didn't actually 
>>get around to replacing those, but maybe another weekend).  Also got 
>>the side patio area measured, so tomorrow PM I can finally go order the 
>>paver stones!!  I hope they can deliver this Friday, as I plan to take 
>>a 4-day weekend to get them all laid.  LONG overdue (like since last 
>>summer).  I'm so sick of seeing the sand bed and tracking sand in the 
>>house you just wouldn't believe it!  So, painting the arbor is on hold for
>>    
>>
>now.
>  
>
>>Oh- I did manage to get the entire front and back gardens weeded!! Yeah!
>>Theresa
>>
>>
>>
>>Donna wrote:
>>
>> 
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Well after an all out war on weeds yesterday, (they are still winning) 
>>>I decided enough was enough and on to other things for today.
>>>
>>>Why do I always buy the wrong annual plants?   I seem
>>>to do this every year... buy what I like early in the season, then 
>>>when it is time to plant, they somehow just don't go together or
>>>      
>>>
>something.
>  
>
>>>They are all nice in themselves, but somehow my containers just don't 
>>>have 'that' look. sigh.
>>>
>>>Pam (and others south) how do you put up with this heat!... Yesterday 
>>>I thought I was gonna die keeping up with a 16yr old in the high 80 
>>>something weather.
>>>Seriously, quit early and layed on the couch for a couple hours!  
>>>Today it is 90 something, and already I am inside looking for 
>>>somewhere cool at 1 in the afternoon... maybe I will go out there again
>>>      
>>>
>later.
>  
>
>>>Donna
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