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RE: wagons and carts


oh MAN!!  That sounds dangerous!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Lynda Young" <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Mon, 27 Oct 2003 07:55:49 -0600

>Ah, Pam, be glad you only have pecans to worry about raining down.  In
>the fringes of our woods we have walnut trees.  This time of year we
>have to be very careful where we work - those nuts hitting the ground
>sound like hand grenades and I know they could do SERIOUS damage if one
>of us got konked in the head by one.  They're truly dangerous.  We're
>going to have to move a Japanese maple planted well away from one walnut
>- a lofty limb extends far enough out that the maple has had several
>branches broken by falling nuts.  And to make matters worse, we aren't
>even getting any edible nuts from them!
>
>Lynda
>Zone 7 - West TN 
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>Behalf Of Pamela J. Evans
>Sent: Saturday, October 25, 2003 7:08 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: RE: [CHAT] wagons and carts
>
>
>Amen Bonnie! Considering I garden 10 1/2 months a year and every day
>(when it isn't raining) and do all my own lifting and toting and
>whatnot, I should be a heck of a lot thinner than I am. I raked the yard
>twice today and when that Norther blew in an hour or so ago, it blew so
>many leaves off the trees and the roof, you can even tell I did it.
>Picked up about 5000 more pecans too - green trug is half full. When the
>wind picks up they come down like hail and beat the tar out of you. Good
>thing I've got a hard head. This may be the last day I get to garden in
>shorts. Bummer.
>
>
>:-(
>
>
>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date:  Sat, 25 Oct 2003 19:36:31 -0400
>
>>I use a wheelbarrow for most jobs, but we do have a cart (plastic and 
>>about
>>24"deep) that I can attach to the riding mower for hauling heavy stuff
>and
>>mulch.  I just have to be careful about how much weight I put into any
>>"cart" if I'm pushing it.  It's probably why I have to make more trips
>back
>>and forth than I figure most folks do.  You'd think it would help me
>lose a
>>few pounds, but that doesn't seem to be the case. :>(
>>
>>Blessings,
>>Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
>>Behalf Of kmrsy@comcast.net
>>Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2003 3:35 PM
>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] wagons and carts
>>
>>Here's what my new wagon looks like - the one without the sides:
>>
>>http://snurl.com/11wj
>>
>>I can't beleieve they want $119 for it; I paid $39.  I've seen it for 
>>$69 with mesh removable sides, rather than wood.
>>
>>Kitty
>>> Jesse mentioned her gardening wagon.  What do the rest of you use?
>>> 
>>> Many years ago I bought a very low, square, shallow, 2 wheeled garden
>
>>> cart that I love. It holds a lot and I like the fact that I don't 
>>> have to lift things too high to get them in. I also bought one of 
>>> those standard 2 wheel carts that are stackable (easy for the 
>>> retailer to
>>> ship) but I hated that thing. Always hit the front of my ankles on it
>>> when I walked behind it and the shape only held deep things well. Got
>>> rid of that in my last garage sale.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> This year I bought another cart I reallllllly like. It's more of a 
>>> wagon, but I didn't get the sides with it. It's a green metal mesh - 
>>> not a springy mesh, but a steel-cut-out mesh so that wet stuff will 
>>> drain. Four wheels and a pull handle. I love the fact that I don't 
>>> have to tip it to move it like my first favorite cart. It has wide 
>>> wheels and carries a load well. Great for moving pots around. In 
>>> fact, it's the same cart they use at a local nursery.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Kitty
>>> >  Pam
>>> > laughed when I pulled my gardening wagon out to work...shovel,
>rake, 
>>> > mulch...oh yes...and a huge box of Kleenex.
>>> > 
>>> > Jesse Rene' Bell
>>> > Claremore, OK
>>> 
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>Kemp TX/zone 8A
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