Leonard and Friends,
Knowing how something like this can turn into a
"web storm", I want to diffuse this right away. I raise my hand: Guilty as
was I thinking?
forwarded the NYC political maneuvering as a follow-up on the World Trade Center
Disaster as a heads up to anybody, God forbid, who has a disaster in their
neighborhood - CB 1 contains several community gardens and a several community
gardens. Unusual times for all of us, especially gardeners to be involved
with. Many of our Lower East Side Gardeners are digging out from several inches
of WTC debris that "blew" over that morning, and Green Thumb, our city's
community gardening group still has no telephone service. But I agree, my
missive on this topic was off topic. Foolish me.
were the others thinking?
could NWR drilling be apropos to our list
serve? This depends, of course, if the larger environment
outside of our garden gates is important to this community, especially if
something as potentially devastating as the ANWR drilling may sneak through our
regulatory process. However, this is debatable. We all need to tend to our
Seriously, Leonard, your point is well taken: this list
is what the contributors make it. Please start the ball rolling again in the
gardening direction with your next contribution.
Am I the only one or is anyone else beginning lose interest
in this forum.
It is taking on the appearance of a political rally
center. I can understand that politics does play a roll in the
development and maintenance of a community garden, but I'm not sure
where "saving" the ANWR from drilling or NYC political shenanigans enter
into our basic mission. Can we keep our personal political agendas to
ourselves and continue to help each other with questions and opportunities
pertaining to gardening???
Iola Community Garden