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Re: Re: Re: Snow


Whew, me too. May have to invest in a purple martin house next year. I'm
told they love to gobble skeeters. Anyone else have one? Tips?


Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Andrea H
Sent: 12/6/2004 8:23:03 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Snow

Not really, I think they just hibernate,
Glad you  made it through the storm.
A

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 8:51 PM
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Snow


> I don't know - we had our first hard freeze last week and still have
mosquitoes.  Doesn't anything kill these monsters?
>
> Pam Evans
> Kemp, TX
> zone 8A
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Andrea H
> Sent: 12/6/2004 5:53:01 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Snow
>
> How annoying, it's supposed to be 80 degrees here tomorrow. I'm ready for
> cold truthfully. It will get rid of the gnats for a while.
>
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 3:51 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Snow
>
>
> > We are having our first good snowfall today (there was a dusting a
couple
> of
> > weeks
> > ago that didn't really count).  Today was the day my garden club
decorated
> the
> > house at Lasdon Park & Arboretum where we meet.  The house, which is not
> > really
> > open to the public, is part of the Westchester Parks Department, but is
> mainly
> > used for offices and meeting facilities.  It was a wealthy man's summer
> home,
> > built
> > in the 1930s in the style of George Washington's Mt. Vernon.  Every year
> we
> > decorate the main rooms before the annual "Friends of..." dinner and
other
> > park
> > functions.  This year the tree in the main entrance hall is decorated
with
> > nearly
> > 200 shiny metallic-paper origami birds made by one of our members. In
> addition
> > we have filled the spaces between branches with bits of white dried
baby's
> > breath
> > which gives it a very delicate, airy appearance.  That, with the lights
> and a
> > few
> > crystalline snowflake ornaments, is all, but we think it really looks
> lovely.
> >  We
> > used origami birds in some of the other decorations throughout the
rooms -
> the
> > two fireplace mantles, roping on the stairway, wreaths on doors, etc.
The
> > snow
> > had begun to fall before we finished, and it really made a
> picture-post-card
> > scene.
> > We hurried through lunch (always bring a covered-dish lunch) and
business
> > meeting so members could get home before the snow got bad, but I don't
> think
> > it is really going to amount to much.  Temperatures are  in the high
20s,
> so
> > I'm expecting this to be gone tomorrow.  I have been wrong before, but
> hey,
> > it's
> > really that time of year.
> > Auralie
> >
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