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Re: the economy/now storms
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: the economy/now storms
  • From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 1 May 2010 14:55:22 -0500

good grief.  well batten down the hatches toots!   hope it lets up for you
soon.

On 5/1/10, Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> You are not kidding about a mess!  It has rained over 11 inches in some
> areas; road flooding even turned over a fire truck!  I took today off to
> attend a funeral, but, needless to say, that didn't happen.  We've
> fluctuated between t'storm watches and tornado warnings/ watches all day.
> The storm is supposed to hang around through tomorrow.  Hope I can get to
> work in the a.m.
> zem
> zone 7
> West TN
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, May 01, 2010 11:53 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] the economy/now storms
>
>
>
> Zem - heads up, looks like that mess that blew through here last night is
>> bearing down on your area.  Check in when ya can!
>>
>> On 5/1/10, Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Kitty, I couldn't agree more.  The garden center at THD has been much
>>> busier than it was last year.  We can't keep plants in stock!  This year
>>> we
>>> are getting lots of items from my friend's nursery here in La Grange --
>>> Brown Turkey figs, native honey suckle, scented geraniums, and others.
>>> Most
>>> of the other shrubs and annuals are grown in Tennessee, too.  I know
>>> people
>>> like to get locally grown plants, and I'm sure yours are outstanding.  I
>>> knew your reputation would get around.  Congratulations!!!
>>> zem
>>> zone 7
>>> West TN
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Sent: Friday, April 30, 2010 7:37 PM
>>> Subject: [CHAT] the economy
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ....has rebounded.  At least here it seems to have.
>>>
>>>>
>>>> All year I was unable to take my vacation time, office was too hectic. I
>>>> ended up taking almost every afternoon off in March to get it in before
>>>> my
>>>> anniversary date.  March was so deliciously superb that I got a ton of
>>>> stuff
>>>> potted - and more in April - together with what I'd potted last fall and
>>>> some items I'd ordered.  I ended up with well over 800 pots for my
>>>> spring
>>>> plant sale.  I had to take 2 days off just to set it up.  It's a 2 day
>>>> association garage sale and rain was looming but it looked like Friday
>>>> would
>>>> be safe.  Still, I thought I'd end up stuck with half my stock and have
>>>> to
>>>> lug it back into the backyard.
>>>>
>>>> Word got out and the eager buyers swooped in at 6:45am Friday.  They
>>>> picked me clean - even the seedlings and cuttings still in the backyard
>>>> that
>>>> I was holding over for use in my August sale.  Everything gone. Fast,
>>>> very
>>>> fast. People were grabbing things I hadn't even tagged yet because I
>>>> thought
>>>> I'd get to them for Saturday.  People that showed up after work wondered
>>>> where the sale was. I had to apologize profusely; this has never
>>>> happened
>>>> before. And then there's tomorrow.  Geez, I hope it rains so I don't
>>>> have to
>>>> face them.
>>>>
>>>> I think people are ready to shop.  At least for plants they are.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Kitty
>>>> neIN, Zone 5
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>>
>> --
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX
>> zone 8A
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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