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Re: Weekend events


me too. Probably some sort of glitch. Hopefully they'll figure it out before half the items I ordered are sold out.

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, April 17, 2006 10:15 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weekend events


No kidding, that is terrible.  I've always had very good service from HCG!

On 4/17/06, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
Kitty did you ask for delayed shipping? Maybe you
should call back and talk to someone higher up?

Donna

--- Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Well- oops, that's not to good.  The order I placed
> a month or two ago
> got to my mom in TX right away.  She was delighted
> with the plants and
> now a couple are even blooming for her in her
> garden.
>
> Theresa
>
> Kitty wrote:
>
> >> My order from High Country Gardens showed up
> Saturday morning
> >
> >
> > Well, HCG cashed our check for $134.99, but didn't
> bother to send any
> > plants.  They say they have no order on file for
> us.
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Johnson Cyndi
> D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT"
> > <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Monday, April 17, 2006 12:20 PM
> > Subject: [CHAT] Weekend events
> >
> >
> >> Ah, spring iz sprung, as they say. We had clouds
> and the ever-present
> >> wind
> >> this weekend, but it could have been worse, as
> I'm reading about you
> >> folks
> >> on the list having floods and tornados and
> drought.
> >> My friend and I went hiking Saturday morning and
> surprised a couple of
> >> coyotes. Two of our dogs were off-leash and one
> of them was chasing my
> >> Trixie - we yelled at the top of our lungs and
> then it took off. Kind of
> >> scary actually, although Trix is a rottweiler
> she's young, and fairly
> >> small
> >> for her breed. Then my friend's idiot dog took
> off after the coyote,
> >> he came
> >> back safe and sound though. My friend got some
> good pictures of them
> >> watching us after that, I'll try and remember to
> put them up on Yahoo.
> >> My order from High Country Gardens showed up
> Saturday morning too so
> >> I spent
> >> a while putting those in the ground. Lots of nice
> penstemons and a
> >> couple
> >> more salvia. I ordered zauschneria again but this
> time I decided to
> >> try z.
> >> arizonica, not z.californica, we'll see if it
> makes a difference next
> >> winter. I haven't pulled up the z.californica yet
> since the
> >> literature makes
> >> me think it might still be alive under the dead
> foliage...I did see the
> >> faintest thread of green in one spot, but no
> other signs of life. I'm
> >> expecting it's dead but you never know. The
> hummingbirds were pretty
> >> unhappy
> >> with me, they were trying to get to the salvia
> greggii. Not much else
> >> blooming yet; the daffodils are almost completely
> gone, my few species
> >> tulips are blooming and a couple iris. Oh and the
> lilacs, and of
> >> course some
> >> wildflowers. Everything else is in bud.
> >> I also planted the tomatoes. I did not take my
> own advice. Last summer I
> >> decided I would only plant 5 tomatoes.
> However...when I sowed seeds I
> >> decided on 15 plants, down from my usual 20. (I
> swear, I am cutting
> >> down on
> >> almost everything else. Really.) And in rummaging
> around the cupboards I
> >> realized that while I canned lots of cut tomatoes
> last year I am out of
> >> sauce. So, I rationalize to myself, I need to
> make sauce so this is
> >> good.
> >> I'm growing fresh-eating types Black Plum,
> Persimmon, Porter's Pride,
> >> Tiger
> >> Stripe, and Ugly; and paste tomatoes Classica,
> Saucy, Super Roma, and
> >> San
> >> Marzano. Last year the blossom-end rot was so bad
> I lost probably 75%
> >> of the
> >> fruit, I'll be reviewing all the sources again
> this year to see if I
> >> can't
> >> figure out why the calcium thing is so out of
> whack in my garden. I
> >> never
> >> did do the soil test but there's probably still
> time.
> >> And I reseeded some peppers using the saltpetre
> trick IslandJim
> >> mentioned.
> >> It's very late to be starting pepper seed but
> what the heck, I'd like to
> >> know if it works, and since only about 3/4 of
> mine sprouted I won't
> >> have too
> >> too many. Unlike most veggies they're pretty
> forgiving about being
> >> left on
> >> the plant for a long time, and if I get
> overwhelmed they can wait.
> >> I really am running late on much of the veggie
> garden, either the
> >> weather
> >> has been bad or I have commitments elsewhere on a
> weekend day. This
> >> Sunday
> >> we were at my sister's so no gardening got done
> then. And my patio
> >> plants
> >> really need to come out of the greenhouse, but
> first I need to clean
> >> up the
> >> patio and fix the watering. Well...at least with
> daylight savings I
> >> can do
> >> some things after work.
> >>
> >> Cyndi
> >>
> >>
>
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