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Re: Weather

Well, you can't hold this woman down for long.  I just got a message from
"...MG wise I'm teaching a composting class Wed. a.m. at our extension
office and again in early May... I'm also going to establish a native plant
plot in our MG bed beside the library.  I believe it will be about 10x10 ft.
Friday I'm going to a lecture by a native plant nursery. "

Existing groups can be very difficult to break in to.  When I became an MG,
I was given a few tasks to help unburden some other MGs and was met with
great resistence.  I was threatened, told to know my place, that I couldn't
participate in anything that already was being done, even told I had joined
the MGs under a black cloud.  I weathered it and now I'm doing a lot of
things - mostly things no one else would do and that really need doing and
some things that were being done very poorly, I've made some strides in
straightening them out.

neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 6:07 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weather

> Good grief! What an ignorant bunch.  I don't blame Debbie for quitting.
> have done the same thing.  Our MG group is also terrible about using
> botanical names when discussing plants because they think they are too
> confusing, but they don't get as carried away as Debbie's ex-group.
> zem
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center"
> <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 10:17 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weather
> > Donna, you once met a fellow MG of mine, Debbie Meade at one of your
> > native
> > plant meetings.  She has since moved to Pennsylvania.  She joined a
> > natives
> > group there and suggested a plant sale and contacted me about some of
> > ins and outs of plants sales we conduct here.  As it turned out, this
> > one of those close-knit groups that isn't very comfortable with
> > trying to contribute too much. Among many other useful suggestions she
> > that they shot down was the use of botanical names.  They told her that
> > botanical names could be used ( not even at the bottom of a tag) because
> > they are just too confusing, too snooty.  Debbie quit.
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Saturday, April 16, 2005 5:05 PM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Weather
> >
> >
> >> Well today was the native plant groups sale.... was worried the nice
> > weather
> >> would keep folks home working in their gardens instead of heading by
> > us....
> >> but they came out in droves...it's was a long day.....
> >>
> >> Good thing I don't have to talk... cause the voice is gone!
> >>
> >> Donna
> >>
> >> > It's been gorgeous here but still no sign of rain.  We potted up
> > 700
> >> > plants for our MG nursery yestwerday and we'll finish up tomorrow
> >> > afternoon.
> >> > I still have lotsof plants coming in for the display gardens that I
> >> > have
> >> > to
> >> > babysit for a while.  I ordered a Glaucidium that I need to convince
> >> > one
> >> > of
> >> > the shade gardens to take on.  When I got my own a few years back I
> > to
> >> > wait a couple of years for it to bloom.  This one is blooming in the
> > pot.
> >> >
> >> > Kitty
> >>
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  • References:
    • Re: Weather
      • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
    • Re: Weather
      • From: "Zemuly Sanders"

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