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Re: Another OT

re: humidity in winter: I grew up in a very old house, the kind that had
the large ornate cast iron register grills in the floor and every winter
my grandmother had a collection of bowls she would sit down inside the
registers and each day as she went around watering her hundreds of house
plants, she would fill the bowls with water, too. Worked a charm to keep
the whole house humidified. I wish one could still get registers like
that today instead of these dinky things in the baseboards of the

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Fri 11/21, Marge Talt < mtalt@hort.net > wrote:
From: Marge Talt [mailto: mtalt@hort.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 05:18:50 -0500
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Another OT

> From: Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net><br>> Marge-<br>> <br>> One of the
$35 warm or cool mist humidifiers from Target does<br>wonders. I<br>>
have one running in my bedroom constantly during the winter season<br>as
long<br>> as the heater is on. Make it MUCH more comfortable to sleep
and<br>breathe.<br>----------<br><br>I've actually got 2 of those, but
our water is so hard it gunks them<br>up and trying to clean them is
such a pain and I never seem to get<br>them right. I got them some time
ago to try to humidify plants;<br>worked for a season and then gunk set
in...<br><br>We don't run heat much in our bedroom, so it doesn't get as
dry in<br>there, but the rest of the house sure does - talk about
static<br>electricity!<br><br>Marge Talt, zone 7
Maryland<br>mtalt@hort.net<br>Editor: Gardening in
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