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Re: wagons and carts


Is that what they call a bois d'arc down here Cathy?  Cuz if so - scary.....

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: cathy carpenter <cathyc@rnet.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Mon, 27 Oct 2003 10:19:44 -0600

>Forget walnuts, try being around a female Osage orange!
>Cathy
>
>On Monday, October 27, 2003, at 07:55 AM, Lynda Young wrote:
>
>> 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.
>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A



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