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Re: checking in / happy fall!

HOW COOL!!  What a neat idea....glad Percy is doing better.

Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:
  Today was the blessing of the animals at our Episcopal church. I took 
Percy. The service was wonderful, as usual, and Percy likes his new St. 
Francis medal. The weather was absolutely gorgeous, and there were so many 
animals there -- not only dogs and cats, but horses, too. There were even 
animal treats on the buffet table. I didn't get anything done in the yard 
because I was just tired, but I'm glad I had the day off.
zone 7
West TN
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cathy Carpenter" 
Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 11:33 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] checking in / happy fall!

>I spent today cleaning the crabgrass and other grassy weeds out of
> one of two perennial beds. Resigned myself to almost completely
> redoing it because of the amount of digging necessary to remove the
> undesirables. Saved seeds from my Silene regiae because I am also
> spreading Preen. Transplanted two clumps of Alma Potschke aster.
> Hauled three wheelbarrows full to the burn pile. Planted 3 Kniphofia
> 'Red Flamingo', 5 Echinacea 'Rubinstern', and one Louisiana iris
> 'Joie de Vivre'. Now off to downtown Chicago to attend a non plant
> related :>( meeting. The fare on Amtrak will be the least expensive
> part of the three days.
> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
> On Sep 29, 2007, at 2:08 PM, Donna wrote:
>> Seems
>> like I have been on the go since Labor Day with some fun stuff at
>> least.
>> Although I am extremely tired from it all, today I tackled the
>> front garden
>> beds. I decided it was just too much of a mess to deal with and
>> dug it all
>> out under my bay window area. I had thought of saving some stuff,
>> but after
>> looking at it closely, realized there was a lot of damage from this
>> summer. A
>> guy from the older section of town was mulching leaves this
>> morning, so I was
>> able to get a few bags full to add to that section since now
>> nothing is there.
>> It will be bear for the winter and I will figure something out next
>> spring.
>> Off to take a nap and maybe later work some more.
>> Donna
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