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Re: What's up for your weekend?


You should get a shovel with a fiberglass handle!!
Theresa

Pam Evans wrote:
> Well, I was going to weed Tony's bed this weekend but I got a little burst
> of energy and got it done tonight.  It looks ever so much better, I think he
> would be pleased.  Now I can work on the herb bed tomorrow (putting my car
> in the shop in the am so took the day off) and get it looking respectable
> again.  Having my thumb messed up got me way behind on my heavy weeding
> chores.  Now all I need is a new shovel and I can rock and roll.  :-)   I'll
> get one of those stainless steel ones from Lee Valley.  No more broken
> handles!
>
> On 5/1/08, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>   
>> Me too Please!
>>
>> Donna
>>
>> Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd love to see the photos - send to me offline if you have to!
>>
>> On 5/1/08, DP
>> wrote:
>>     
>>> I'll be spending the weekend getting a stray cat acclimated to our
>>> household.
>>>
>>> A bunch of cats chose our yard for their trysting place a couple of
>>>       
>> weeks
>>     
>>> ago. ET took a beating, and seemed friendly, following me when I brought
>>> food and water, and sitting on my feet when I was weeding. (Named ET
>>>       
>> because
>>     
>>> he kept saying "home" "go home". _
>>>
>>> I was able to get him to the vet yesterday for a neuter, shots, etc.
>>> Fortunately he's FIV and FeLeuk neg. I was going to put him through the
>>> Humane Society's adoption program, but he's got some pretty bad scars
>>>       
>> and
>>     
>>> had to be shaved because he was so knotted and matted.
>>>
>>> Unfortunately, he's older and bigger than Diesel, who's only had kittens
>>> or young cats to accept. He also doesn't seem to like dogs, and has
>>>       
>> swiped a
>>     
>>> couple of times at Dreyfuss. There's only one way Dreyfuss can get in
>>>       
>> and
>>     
>>> out of the house, and that way leads through the utility/mud room where
>>>       
>> ET
>>     
>>> is now living.
>>>
>>> I let both of our cats onto the screened porch for a while this morning
>>> and let ET come into the house. He's obviously been a house pet at some
>>> time. Keep your fingers crossed. Grayman still doesn't like to be picked
>>>       
>> up,
>>     
>>> and is still skittish, but will flop on my feet when I give him a
>>>       
>> skritch,
>>     
>>> and will purr like crazy.
>>>
>>> Did I offer to send the "bath and a nap" series of photos to you guys?
>>> Diesel gave Grayman a good wash down a couple of weeks ago.
>>>
>>> d
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95
>>> CG/SCSRT"
>>> To:
>>> Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2008 11:58 AM
>>> Subject: [CHAT] What's up for your weekend?
>>>
>>>
>>> What's everyone's plans for gardening this weekend? It should be sunny
>>>       
>>>> and warm here, hopefully not too windy. The winds were ferocious
>>>> yesterday - gusts up to 50mph - but it seems to have calmed down this
>>>> morning.
>>>> I hope to be able to ride this weekend so my gardening time won't be
>>>> lengthy. But I am going to try and get the peppers in the ground.
>>>> Hopefully I have enough row cover to protect both the beds, if not
>>>>         
>> I'll
>>     
>>>> leave the chile peppers in the greenhouse till next week. I have to
>>>>         
>> take
>>     
>>>> the cover off the peas and figure out some sort of rabbit defense. We
>>>> have the hot wire but plugging it in requires unplugging the lights
>>>>         
>> for
>>     
>>>> the hay shed, so I'm going to ask husband to see if he can't come up
>>>> with something.
>>>> On husband's list will also be repairing the back lawn - there's a lot
>>>> of damage from the dogs digging after gophers. And I used to have the
>>>> corners planted with various perennials, but they never got watered
>>>>         
>> very
>>     
>>>> well, so that's a mess.
>>>> After the peppers I am going to tackle weeds in the front garden. Gawd
>>>> what a job that's going to be, but if you never start you never
>>>>         
>> finish.
>>     
>>>> Although in weeding it seems that you never finish no matter what, so
>>>> maybe I need a different motivating mantra.
>>>>
>>>> Cyndi
>>>>
>>>>         
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>>>       
>> --
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX
>> zone 8A
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