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Re: brick/plant rescue

That's just fabulous dear. All the buildings they've knocked down (or
fell down) since I've lived in Kemp were commercial - no gardens. I'm
always amazed at how few people garden in that town.

It's nuts.

great idea rescuing plants though!!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: TeichFlora@aol.com
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 12 Aug 2003 06:34:06 EDT

>Hi Pam...there are a bunch of us here that do that too, and also rescue the 
>plants  before the demolition begins or the new builders move in.  Many of 
>these abandoned or old properties have wonderful heirloom plants that have 
>survived and are worth rescuing.  We either keep some ourselves, share with others 
>and/or donate them to various causes....like MG's or  the poorer parts of town 
>where the folks love to garden, just can't afford that many plants.  
>zone 9
>Texas Gulf Coast
>In a message dated 8/11/2003 11:02:39 PM Central Standard Time, 
>gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
>> I understand that, I have "mined" every brick around my beds from torn
>> down buildings all over town. I wait a week or so until the contruction
>> (or destruction) crews leave. Then I go and dig up every brick I can
>> find. It amounts to a lot in 7 1/2 years!
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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