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Re: everybody sleeping?

Well I get to work around 5:30 or so.  Good news is I get outta here
around 3:30 so I have time to tend my garden.  I get to sleep in until
6:30 or 7:00 on the weekends (when I don't have to work).

On 4/18/05, Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net> wrote:
> Your usual time to get up is 4:15??  ugh!  That I could not do. 6 am
> works great for me- but somehow that hour or 2 between 4 and 6 is really
> meant for sleep according to me!
> Theresa
> Pam Evans wrote:
> >Well Theresa, Saturday I must have thought I was you.  Got up, usual
> >time 4:15 - went to work, got home around 11.  Weedeated front & back,
> >sprayed all my roses and the neighbor's roses, weeded the entire
> >driveway - ugh.  Then just about the time I thought I could slow down
> >a bit, Pat pulls up w/ a truck load of plants and lava sand for her
> >new bed.  While I was helping her unload, she tells John to take down
> >a big chunk of tree overhanging the bed, so we spent the next hour or
> >two hauling brush and picking up sticks and stuff out of the bed.  I
> >hauled the bags of lava sand over to her new bad and told her "have at
> >it" and went back to my weeding.
> >Got the whole herb bed (c. 16' diameter) and Tony's bed all cleaned out too.
> >Moved some pots around and other minor stuff.  Boy was I tired.  Busy
> >yesterday too, but not at Saturday's pace.  Had to get everything
> >caught up since I'll be at Jesse's next weekend helping her get some
> >of her beds weeded and spiffed up.  Even Sugar got worn out following
> >mama around the yard all weekend.   I had to come back to work today
> >just to get some rest - LOL.
> >
> >
> >On 4/17/05, Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>It's been quiet this evening!  Maybe everyone is just tired from being
> >>outside all weekend??
> >>
> >>Well- this weekend my husband (with some help from me) managed to shovel
> >>about half of the pea gravel in our back area (one trailer full and
> >>seemingly about a ton of gravel).  We have wanted to get rid of this
> >>forever- and a friend of his actually wanted the pea gravel and provided
> >>the trailer.  We provided the muscle power- but hey, at least it is
> >>going away and for free!  Next weekend we will get the trailer back
> >>again and hopefully finish the job.  Then we can finally start thinking
> >>about putting something useable there (plan is to put in a pergola and
> >>flagstone patio underneath is).
> >>
> >>I am happy to say that the rest of the SpectraLock grout for my bathroom
> >>finally came in- So I finished that project!  yeah.  Have to wait a week
> >>to let it cure and then I want to reseal the rocks again.  In the
> >>meantime I put together the cabinet for that space and need to get some
> >>crown molding for the top of it.  That will be next weekend's project,
> >>along with hanging the towel bars back up.  I am quite please with how
> >>the whole thing came out!  I'll take some picts after it is all put back
> >>together next weekend.
> >>
> >>I also got around to rigging up a dripline from my back yard (attached a
> >>single line emitter under the corner sprinker head) down the side of the
> >>house to the water trough garden.  The violas are much happier- they
> >>were getting rather wilty this week without water or rain recently.  I
> >>also bought another 2 ft wide section of lattice to attached closer to
> >>the trough, so that the climbing rose in there can have something to
> >>grow up.  I didn't get the lattice attached to the fence yet though-
> >>another project for next weekend.
> >>
> >>I didn't manage to get to the nursery to get more green sand (I'm all
> >>out) or more ladybugs.  But, I did spray my apple tree with neem (it has
> >>aphids), and I did paint it's trunk white before the sun gets too
> >>blazing hot!  I also thinned some more peaches off of my miniature peach
> >>tree- and I'm sure I'll remove even more as they get larger.
> >>
> >>I think that's all for this weekend's projects!  The weather was perfect
> >>and everything is growing and blooming!
> >>
> >>Theresa
> >>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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