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RE: Happy Birthday Island Jim!


No I don't remember them... but sounds interesting. Will have to hit the
discount stores and see what my imagination can come up with.

Thanks!
Donna

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Judy Browning
> Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 5:14 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Happy Birthday Island Jim!
> 
> Re using window ledges. I picked up some pressed glass sandwich
> trays(anyone
> else remember these? In the 50s, mom & her friends would get together for
> tupperware parties or whatever & out would come the glass sandwich trays
> with matching cups. Mom & her friend bought the same pattern so they could
> pool resources for bigger groups.) at a thrift shop. I got rectangular
> ones
> 6x10 inches. Just the right width to use as pot trays on my window ledges.
> Look very pretty in the sun.
> Judy B z 6 Idaho, picked some alpine strawberries today & have some
> violets
> & primroses blooming. Crazy weather.30s at night, 60s by afternoon. Some
> trees are leafless, others are hanging on to their bright colors. Ski
> areas
> near here had there earliest open date in 4 years.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, November 13, 2005 6:32 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Happy Birthday Island Jim!
> 
> 
> > In my new office at work, I have a ton of windows with 10 inch ledges. I
> > am
> > trying to over winter some plants there- if it works, look out next
> > season!
> >
> > BTW, I took some cuttings from my fancy geraniums. Odd that one variety
> > has
> > been in water for 3 weeks and not one root has appeared- still alive and
> > looking well in it's jar of water, but I don't understand it, thoughts
> > anyone? The others are doing fine and putting out roots- need to pot
> them
> > up.
> >
> > Donna
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >> Behalf Of Cathy Carpenter
> >> Sent: Sunday, November 13, 2005 7:43 AM
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Happy Birthday Island Jim!
> >>
> >> Happy Birthday! Those plants look lovely. Wish I had more space with
> >> appropriate light for houseplants - mine are inside for the winter
> >> and quite crowded. My Laeliocattleya x Brassavola-Laeliocattleya has
> >> just bloomed. I have two scented 5 inch orchids! (Would have had 3,
> >> but a cat trying to get to the windowsill broke off the third bud.)
> >>
> >> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
> >>
> >> On Nov 13, 2005, at 6:49 AM, james singer wrote:
> >>
> >> > Ooops. Didn't mean to send that so soon.
> >> >
> >> > Got interesting stuff yesterday, actually. It was the botanic
> garden's
> >> > annual plant distribution to members. I got two plants. One is
> Macodes
> >> > petola, a terrestrial jewel orchid from Southeast Asia; way too small
> >> > to bloom just yet but very fetching leaves with silver and gold
> veins.
> >> > The other is a Colombian philodendron, P. gloriosum; it has velvet-
> >> > like
> >> > dark green leaves with white veins. Both will have to be pot plants
> >> > and
> >> > live in protected areas, but I expect them to survive outdoors.
> >> >
> >> > Pictures at:
> >> >
> >> >          http://hort.net/+132K
> >> >
> >> > On Nov 13, 2005, at 7:05 AM, Donna wrote:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> Happy Birthday Island Jim....
> >> >>
> >> >> So what is the big birthday plans for the day? Hope the birthday
> >> >> fairy
> >> >> brings you something interesting today.....
> >> >>
> >> >> Donna
> >> >>
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> >> >>
> >> > Island Jim
> >> > Southwest Florida
> >> > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >> > Hardiness Zone 10
> >> > Heat Zone 10
> >> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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