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Re: We're waiting...


Today we potted inside the barn, so she stepped outside to smoke, so no
problem.  But then one of the guys started puffing on a cigar.  So I figure
it's something  that is tolerated around there.

 Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Judy L Browning" <judybrowning@lewiston.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2004 9:07 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] We're waiting...


> Re coworker. That's a tough situation. can't ask her to go outside, hmmm.
I
> make my husband move downwind, or if I can, I just step upwind of his
fumes.
> If you're still working, she should move. Don't suppose there's a
desinated
> smoking area? Hope you can get this worked out. Getting an unwelcome
breath
> of smoke can sure ruin a nice day.
> Judy B
> z 6 Idaho, hyacinths, forsythia, squill & ipheion? (sp?) in bloom
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 7:16 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] We're waiting...
>
>
> > The only trouble I had yesterday with the potting mix was the frozen
> chunks.
> > The pile was outside and we worked outside, too.  This is a bulkier mix
> for
> > woody plants, not the fine milled stuff you'd use for filling trays.
But
> > you are right.  Those light materials like milled sphagnum, vermiculite,
&
> > perlite can be tough on the nose and lungs.  The only problem in that
area
> > for me so far is the other woman they hired with me.  She breaks
> frequently
> > for cigarettes and doesn't always move away from the work area to smoke.
> > Sort of ruins the fresh air for me.
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 8:14 PM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] We're waiting...
> >
> >
> > > Kitty, I realize you are working outside so this may not apply.... but
> > > found wearing some type of breathing mask helps in the greenhouse when
> > > we are plants thousands of plugs and seeds. That darn potting soil
will
> > > make your sinuses go nuts while filling up a zillion trays! (well mine
> > > anyways)
> > >
> > > Donna
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > That sounds like it work a treat, Kitty; think you'd find it very
> > > > useful and it would keep you relatively clean for whipping out on
> > > > errands.  Of course, if it were me, I'd still have potting soil
> > > > everywhere BUT where the apron was:-)
> > > >
> > > > Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> > >
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