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Re: great gardening gifts

We had some legos as a kid.  They were all red or white in those days.  And
of course Lincoln Logs.  What I always wanted was an Erector Set, but I
think they were more expensive and considered to be more of a boy's toy.

> [Original Message]
> From: Christopher P. Lindsey <lindsey@mallorn.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 12/27/2002 11:55:18 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] great gardening gifts
> > I see your whole problem here... :)
> > 
> > Garden railroads do NOT belong in the garden... when DH told me he was
> > going to install this in MY garden.... well, after much discussion (hum,
> > read argument), he now has another area for his trains. Found I like
> > finding miniature plants for it, and have broaden my gardening knowledge
> > trying to make a tiny town... But I could never see it winding thru my
> > perennials and native beds.
> I'm still trying to find out if my LEGO train sets will work in the
> garden.  I'm not sure if the tracks will hold up weather-wise, but if
> they do I'm there!
> I don't have any pictures of my LEGO train creations online (I'm mostly
> a 'castle-head' anyhow -- I prefer the castle/medieval line of LEGO),
> but there are some cool ones out there:
>    http://www.michlug.org/pastevents/shows/2002-11-24.html
>    http://community-2.webtv.net/Ferroequus/GFLTCShow/
>    http://news.lugnet.com/trains/
>    http://www.lego.com/trains/
> I could go on and on...  :)
> Chris

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