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Re: Speaking of catalogs...what would you wish for?

More time and strength to do what needs doing would be great.
Failing that, a few hours of help from someone strong to do the
heavy stuff we can't handle any more.  

In a message dated 12/09/2006 11:42:06 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
zsanders@midsouth.rr.com writes:
I agree with Gene 100%.  Our only difference is I don't have a wife, and the 
cats are not very consistent about weeding.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, December 09, 2006 7:40 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Speaking of catalogs...what would you wish for?

>A compromise would work for me, Cyndi.
>    It is so difficult to find the time to really work in my gardens any 
> more like I used to... so free time to play would be nice. I would not 
> mind a strong back to prepare the beds and work the soil to my 
> specifications, but I would want to do the design and transplanting 
> myself. Assistance with the weeding would be nice, but I would want to 
> keep an hand in there as well. It is such good therapy to crawl around and 
> pull weeds... sometimes keeps me from saying things I will regret later. 
> JoAn, my wife, does a lot of my weeding now for me... so can not complain 
> really.... just mumbling about what-if's.
>    Catalogs are arriving here daily. Some go straight to the wood stove to 
> bring the heat back up with a fresh log... others end up next to my easy 
> chair for a good evening read.
>    Gene E. Bush

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