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Re: wagons and carts


Here's a site with some pictures:
http://www.sussextrugs.com/

Depending on what I'm doing, I use either a big "contractor's" wheelbarrow
or a large plastic bucket, the best one I think originally had 5 gallons of
joint compound in it (a friend with friends in construction picked it up for
me - they throw them out!).  I could really use a wagon of some sort,
though.  Our property is very sloped, and somewhat over 1 1/2 acres so I
have a ways to trudge.  Kitty, your wagon is what the nurseries here use as
well - where in the world did you find it for such a good price?

I was in Boston for work this week (and the next 4) - it was snowing
yesterday morning.  Although I used to live in western MA, I'm just not
quite ready for frozen white stuff in the air!  And it's forecast to be
60-70 on Sunday there.  Choosing what to pack gets very confusing...

Libby
Maryland zone 6


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 10:53 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] wagons and carts


> Trugs.....
> Donna, trugs were originally oblong baskets with low sides, used to
> collect flowers so that they could lie flat. With the boom in baskets
> and in gardening in recent years, the use of the word 'trug' has been
> stretched to cover all manner of containers. But I'm sure you remember
> some old movies where the lady would be collecting flowers from the
> cutting garden and lay them in a long rather flat basket. That's a trug.
>
>
> Kitty
> > Just what is a trug?  I should know this, but can't seem to find it in
> > my cluttered brain right now.....
> >
> > BTW Pam must be having mail problems also- got two personal messages
> > returned here and figured I have the address correct since I only hit
> > reply.... (so when you are back up and running Pam, the pictures are
> > posted on the net)
> >
> > Donna
> >
> > >
> > > Man, my e-mail must be messed up right now cause I'm not getting those
> > > messages from Kitty.  Hmmm.  That's the same kind of wagon I have
> > Kitty,
> > > without the sides.  I LOVE mine.  But Pam bought me my first
> > trug...and
> > > now
> > > I have 3 cause I use them so much.  But Pam's yard is much smaller
> > than
> > > mine
> > > and I have to hual stuff everywhere.  In fact, when our oldest riding
> > > lawnmower bites the dust, my husband is going to have the blades and
> > stuff
> > > removed and let me use it to attach my wagon to for when I work up at
> > the
> > > front entry of our farm or down in the pastures.
> > >
> > > Jesse R. Bell
> >
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