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Re: gardening question


Agreed.  Donna you DO need a serious break child.  Hope your trip provides
that.  But PLEASE don't neglect your own health trying to do everything for
everyone else.   'nuff said.

On 6/18/08, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> You always seem to keep your sense of humor, Donna.
> Many demands in life are obligatory, but some aren't necessarily so.  While
> you're away, maybe you could take some time and assess what you might be
> able to trim from your ever- lengthening list.  Maybe not right away, but
> make a plan to complete some things and then pass them on.  Make decisions
> and stick by them.  Life is short, you shouldn't spend yours always on the
> run.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2008 10:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] gardening question
>
>
> LOL!.. no apology needed.. I am just sorry to hear that the weeds found
>> you.
>>
>> I am at about the breaking point here.... there are no more flowers,
>> only weeds and skeeters. I can't seem to get my boss to understand that
>> I need less hours per day. My mother doesn't seem to understand that I
>> am not super women and can't get everything she wants done. I have a
>> list a mile long and it keeps getting longer every day. I have to leave
>> town and the lady (nurse) who was going to watch my mother husband is
>> now ill.... oh, did I mention the day after I get back my mother is
>> having knee replacement....
>>
>>
>>  The heart specialist is on hold.  I have no time to get thru the tests
>> they want me to do....
>>
>> Geesh... sorry, it is just all getting to me. I need this trip to get
>> away from this situation that is here.... hope it happens....
>>
>>
>>  Donna
>>
>> Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>>  I'd give them some time, but I think you're right, they'll probably have
>> to
>> come down.
>> On another note, I owe you an apology Donna. A few years back you were
>> bemoaning your weed situation and I recall replying that I have very few
>> weeds. This year it's a totally different story. Mainly maple seedlings
>> and clover, but a few others thrown in. I have spent days pulling the damn
>> stuff, hauling out huge bags of it and I'm still not done.
>>
>> Kitty
>> neIN, Zone 5
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna"
>> To:
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2008 6:42 AM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] gardening question
>>
>>
>> LOL! I must be babbling agin...
>>>
>>> Any way to save these trees, especially the red maple? If the main
>>> leader trunk is dead? If I cut it out, it would leave a large U shaped
>>> gap, although the side branches would cover, but I am sure everything
>>> would collect there and infect it anyway...
>>>
>>>
>>> I was also wondering if this is common in tornado's/hurricanes senerios?
>>> Or do I have other issues out there and it was just timing that caused
>>> it?
>>>
>>>
>>> Donna
>>>
>>> Kitty wrote:
>>> and your question?
>>> Kitty
>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna"
>>> To: "gardenchat list"
>>> Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2008 10:33 PM
>>> Subject: [CHAT] gardening question
>>>
>>>
>>> although many others have more important issues in life with this crazy
>>>> weather.... I do have a gardening question.
>>>>
>>>> After the tornado went thru here, two of my trees (smoke tree and red
>>>> maple) both lost their main center trunk. All the leaves dried up and
>>>> the next windstorm took them away. It doesn't appear to have been hit by
>>>> lightening (no burn marks) or damaged (no split marks, cracks).
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I have no idea why this happened. Many of the side branches are fine,
>>>> but I do realize I have to take these trees down.....although I may give
>>>> them some time and see if it comes back.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Donna
>>>>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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