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Re: where is everyone?

The other thing is to cover the veggie garden with fairly thick newspaper
and cover that with straw or leaves.  Holds the moisture well and all

> [Original Message]
> From: Daryl <dp2413@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 12/4/2008 11:44:02 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] where is everyone?
> Cyndi,
> Is there some reason you can't use sycamore leaves in the vegetable
> to hold moisture? I shred every leaf and keep it. It really cuts down on
> watering bills.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" 
> <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 11:16 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] where is everyone?
> > Not much happening here. Still haven't had a frost although it's
> > starting to get colder - about 35 this morning. I spent a nice afternoon
> > in the greenhouse over T-day weekend circling plants in my High Country
> > Gardens catalog, I'm going to try a lot of new things in the area we
> > cleared next to the house. The sonic booms from the shuttle coming in
> > about knocked me out of my chair! Anyway I decided not to do the
> > prostrate juniper after all unless none of the new stuff works out. I
> > bought a nice variegated yucca at Home Depot too but I'm leaving it in
> > the greenhouse till spring. I raked and shredded sycamore leaves until
> > the dumpster was full, but of course they're still falling so now the
> > same spots are a foot deep again.
> > I'm so bummed about my vegetable garden for next year, seems like with
> > the economy I ought to be planting more not cutting back. We're not
> > short of grocery money but it just seems like the thing to do, you know?
> > But the water situation isn't any better. Argh.
> >
> > Cyndi
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