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Re: help needed!


I guess I need to look into those.  Today, although the unbearable cold isn't
here (Or I am used to it), it is snowing.  Now that driveway is really
slick.... I am going to try to do something with it today again....
 
Donna


--- On Mon, 12/22/08, Theresa G. <macycat3@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

From: Theresa G. <macycat3@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] help needed!
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Monday, December 22, 2008, 8:20 PM

Yeah for Kitty, who will remain upright!  I couldn't remember the name
of those things, but they can save you a broken hip, bruised butt, or
concussion and certainly are worth the money!

Kitty wrote:
> OH man, I LOVE my YakTrax!!  You can walk on glass-like-ice, without a
> care.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa G."
<macycat3@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 5:05 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] help needed!
>
>
>> Stay put, let it melt, and if you go out be very careful.. It is
>> extremely common for people to injure themselves trying to deal with
>> ice.  It is slippery ya know!
>> Theresa
>>
>> Donna wrote:
>>> I live in a snow belt.  I know how to deal with snow.  Last night
we
>>> got a
>>> wicked ice storm.
>>>
>>> Normally, we only get some ice, so the next daylight, it melts off
my
>>> plants... well it ain't go no where this time.  Way too much
ice and
>>> it is
>>> dragging down my tree branches etc.... My yews are touching the
>>> ground! (they
>>> were 7-8 ft tall windbreak)  If it was snow, I would know what to
>>> do... but
>>> this ice can't be shaken off etc...
>>>
>>> I have icicles hanging off my climbing roses.... every tree branch

>>> is covered
>>> in ice... even every strand of ornamental grass (well I am not
>>> worried about
>>> that, but it is interesting to see)
>>>
>>> So what do I do??  I am thinking some of you live in ice belts and

>>> have to
>>> deal with this on a regular basis.  My entire driveway is going to

>>> have to be
>>> chiseled to get it off... (I was hoping it would have slushed
today
>>> and I
>>> could have shoveled it...sigh.)
>>>
>>> I need to do something, cause Sunday the snow is coming!
>>>
>>> Donna
>>>
>>>
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