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Re: sun or shade?


I you're right, Rich. I remember we got red ones--which were associated with meat products--for turning in cans of bacon drippings. I don't remember what the blue ones were associated with [maybe sugar?] or how you "earned" them.

On Jun 2, 2008, at 7:37 PM, Richard Apking wrote:

I do remember those, I think they were part of the rationing thing, in
that there were certain things you could "buy" with them.  The way I
remember is that my mom had some of them in a box with some ration
coupon books and tickets that we kids used to play with, I assume they
were eventually lost 'cause I don't remember them as a young adult.

james singer wrote:
Anybody remember the red 1-mill plastic coins from WWII? There were
blue ones, too.

On Jun 2, 2008, at 7:07 PM, Pam Evans wrote:

actually I think those were steel pennies during WWII. They needed the
copper for munitions.

On 6/2/08, Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:

I have a piggy bank full of 1942 pennies.  They were just zinc.
zem
----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com >
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2008 5:55 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] sun or shade?


True - pennies are zinc now w/ a thin veneer of copper.

On 6/2/08, Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:


Thanks, Rich.  I had no idea.
zem
----- Original Message ----- From: "Richard Apking" <
redfour@omni-tech.net

To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2008 10:24 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] sun or shade?


Hi Zem, maybe you ought to try older pennies, 10 years old or older,

since the new ones aren't made of copper.  They are a base metal
with a
copper plating.  Not sure that will have any effect, but the
older ones
should last a lot longer.

Zemuly Sanders wrote:

Try putting new copper pennies in the birdbath. Something with the
copper ions prevents the growth of algae.
zem
----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans"
<gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2008 12:55 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] sun or shade?


algae grows faster in sun. and putting it in shade helps the water
stay

cooler for the birdies.

On 5/25/08, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:


Does a birdbath develop gunk faster in sun or shade?

I know lavender helps forstall it but I don't have any.  I'm
cleaning the
bowl with chlorine now and would like to keep it clean as long as
possible.
I can put it in sun or shade, doesn't matter.

Any suggestions?

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
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Island Jim
Willamette Valley
44.99 N 123.04 W
Elevation 148'
Hardiness Zone 8/9
Heat Zone 5
Sunset Zone 6
Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
Maximum 86 F [30 C]

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Elevation 148'
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Heat Zone 5
Sunset Zone 6
Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
Maximum 86 F [30 C]

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