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Re: Easy Street teeth and worms

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Easy Street teeth and worms
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@erols.com>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Oct 1997 18:29:16 -0600 (MDT)

J. Michael, Celia or Ben Storey wrote:
> 
> 
> The muck buckets are a bit of a cracked experiment. . .
> I consider the muck buckets merely a smaller version of the famous buried
> kiddy pool, and so have high hopes for my new mini containerized hillside
> boglets. A few ice pick holes in the bottoms allow drainage, but not so
> much I'll have to run my hose every day next summer to keep the LAs awake.
> 
> An additional attraction of the muck buckets is their sturdy nylon rope
> handles, which I have hidden under piles of pine needles. Should the
> planting not work out, I and a helper should be able to haul up hard on
> those handles and unearth entire clumps at once. I'm also hoping the
> eventually necessary clump divisions will be simplified by containing each
> clump inside one bucket - no looking for BOB WARD only to find he's
> wandered four feet to swipe nitrogen from BRYCE LEIGH.
>

Very interesting stuff, Celia, especially for the confined space
gardener. Thanks for sharing this information.

Griff Crump. along the tidal Potomac near Mount vernon, VA 
jgcrump@erols.com





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