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Re: nursery interview apparel

No kidding.  Heaviest things I get at the nursery are 50 lb. sacks of lava sand and I tote them all over the yard.  

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: james singer <jsinger@igc.org>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 11 Feb 2004 16:46:33 -0500

>I can't think of any nursery-type thing that comes in a 75 pound bag or 
>bucket. Maybe it means "women need not apply."
>On Wednesday, February 11, 2004, at 08:14 AM, Cersgarden@aol.com wrote:
>> In a message dated 2/10/04 4:46:08 PM, kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
>> << I had to pass on a
>> Franks nursery manager job even though I fit all the other criteria 
>> because
>> it required you to "repeatedly lift 75 pounds". >>
>> Kitty, singlely, that is unbelievable. That is not expected in the 
>> shop at
>> Deere without lifts.  I can't imagine what their injury rate is.  I am 
>> second to
>> oldest at the greenhouse where I work and I am the only female that 
>> will lift
>> the 40# bags of soil.  Most are young enough to be my children and they
>> cannot or will not.  Greenhouse work is hard work.  I only work till 
>> the end of May
>> and could not tolerate the heat on into the summer months.
>>     Ceres
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>Island Jim
>Southwest Florida
>Zone 10
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