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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 

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