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Re: Where is everyone? Outside?

I guess so. They are around all the time, but usually don't come
that close to the house, and rarely into the breezeway.
In a message dated 09/22/2007 9:32:28 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
cathy.c@insightbb.com writes:

How awful! Was it because you were gone that they got so close to the  

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Sep 22, 2007, at 8:34 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:

> Just got back from a trip up into the Finger Lakes area of New York  
> - a
> State Garden Club Meeting and a visit with my son who has a horse-farm
> in the area.  What a beautiful part of the country!
> But I am really frustrated and depressed.  After all our problems with
> fallen trees and such I was just getting the beds in front of the  
> house to
> look good again.  I had handsome caladiums both in containers on the
> front stoop and in the breezeway, and in the beds in front of the  
> house.
> Things were looking pretty good and I was feeling much happier  
> after the
> stresses of the summer.  When we returned we found that deer had
> cleaned out everything.  The containers of white and red caladiums,  
> all
> those planted in the beds, all the other things growing.  They had  
> gone
> right around the house from the front stoop to the container-garden  
> in the
> breezeway.  They had even eaten artemisia 'Powis Castle' which has
> always been the one thing they didn't touch. It makes one wonder why
> we keep trying.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 09/22/2007 5:45:40 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> tchessie1@sbcglobal.net writes:
> Very quiet the last couple of days- and i'm stuck inside with an upper
> respiratory infection.  So, what have the rest of you been doing?  
> I'm in
> need of a little vicarious garden time.

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