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Re: today


Can't speak for the others dear, but I thrive on heat.  Cold just shuts me
down completely.

On 5/28/06, Bonnie Holmes <holmesbm@usit.net> wrote:
>
> After two weeks of below normal temperatures, we are now at 90.  I have
> stopped planting except for the things that love warm, like sunflowers and
> zinnias.  This is the first year that I have decided to just take stock
> and
> do some rearranging this fall.  I have mostly annuals and flowers that
> self-seed.  In many parts of the humid South, gardeners do their thing
> around sunrise...coolest part of the day.
>
> I know what you mean about putting together containers.  Fortunately, the
> Trial Garden Volunteers have worked on container arrangements for plant
> sales.  We had a couple of instructors who gave us lots of pointers.  So,
> I'm finding it getting somewhat easier.  For me, it is much better to
> gather the plants at one time to see how they look.
> I've also been experimenting with the "Fine Gardening" annual container
> design challenge, although I haven't submitted anything.  However,
> following the challenging and looking at the winners is helping to see
> they
> type of things that look smashing.
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: gardenchat list <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 5/28/2006 2:05:54 PM
> > Subject: [CHAT] today
> >
> > 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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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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