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Re: Ball gardens.....addictions


Good point Noreen. And how funny about your friend!

On 10/29/05, Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com> wrote:
>
> Or maybe, Noreen, downsizing to your feiend means getting smaller plants.
> zem
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, October 29, 2005 10:14 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ball gardens.....addictions
>
>
> > Hm...sounds good Pam, however, doesn't a person that joins AA or such
> > actually WANT to stop???? I think most plant addicts are well aware of
> > their
> > addiction, but don't have the will power or even the desire to actually
> > stop.
> > Perhaps slow down maybe but stop??
> >
> > Helped out at a private plant sale of a friend....(the one that insisted
> I
> > try bamboo)....who's wife told me that he was having such a huge sale
> > because
> > he was "downsizing" his yard. That they wanted to travel now that they
> > were
> > retired, and didn't want that much responsibility. I was impressed and
> > felt
> > inspired by his will power, especially since he was selling off many of
> > his
> > long time prized plants. However then at the end of the sale the mailman
> > arrived with a box of plants that had arrived in the mail, that he had
> > ordered
> > to add to his collection. Hmm.....so much for downsizing, I thought.
> > When I
> > asked about it, he said that was his way of downsizing......get rid of
> > some
> > plants, to get others. Hm.....I guess that is a start....
> >
> > Noreen
> > zone 9
> > Texas Gulf Coast
> > In a message dated 10/28/2005 4:12:57 PM Central Standard Time,
> > gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> >
> > When Jesse lived down here we used to joke about starting a Texas
> chapter
> > of
> > Gardeners Anonymous. LOL.
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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