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Re: Houseplants WAS: Re: My Intro

Sue - thank goodness that growth was caught in time!! Glad you're OK and
look forward to pics as you have time to post them. Sunblock for sure

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: SueNY
Sent: 5/19/2004 11:18:39 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Houseplants WAS: Re: [CHAT] My Intro

> Hi again,
>    Sorry I have taken so long to reply...last week I found out I have cancer
> and it kind of threw me for a loop. Luckily for me it's not likely to spread
> to my organs or anything. Turns out what I thought was just a wart is really a
> cancerous skin growth.
> I am having surgery on Monday. Having fair skin and blue eyes my doctor says I
> was at high risk. From now on it's SPF 30 and a hat for me!
>   Anyway, to answer everyone's questions, I do have a cat, but he has
> absolutely no interest in my plants. He likes to sniff the flowers on my
> begonias, impatiens, geranium, and violets, but that's it. I have two big
> windows filled with plants as well as
> several tables near them. If you want to move your houseplants outside, you
> have to do so very gradually. Start them in a shady area and gradually move
> them to sunnier and sunnier areas. And remember, some houseplants don't like
> direct sunlight at all. Most of them prefer medium light or bright indirect
> light.
>   I grow a lot of different things. I have three varieties of Swedish Ivy (5
> plants) , 2 varieties of Pothos (6 plants), some Philodendrons, three kinds of
> Peperomia, three Diffenbachia, 4 kinds of Coleus, Geraniums, Baby Tears,
> Violets, Impatiens, Begonias, two kinds of Syngonium, some herbs, a China
> Doll, 2 Aluminum plants, a Prayer Plant, a Purple Passion Plant, an African
> Violet, and a Schefflera! Whew! I think that covers it. I'll be taking pics
> and putting them on a website soon!
> SueNY
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