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Re: Fw: Ode to the Catalogs


That's him.
Kitty
neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 9:18 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fw: Ode to the Catalogs


> Felder Rushing loves tire crowns as planters.
> zem
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 7:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fw: Ode to the Catalogs
>
>
> > Sounds interesting.  Hmm......tires on the roof.  Lovely. Who's that
> > hillbilly designer that does that sort of thing?
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Z5
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 6:13 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fw: Ode to the Catalogs
> >
> >
> >> I dig.
> >>
> >> But another roof garden is a very simple one that missionaries from
> >> ECHO install in many tropical places--used tires on the roof filled
> >> with soil and planted with vegetables.
> >>
> >> On Wednesday, February 23, 2005, at 05:48 PM, kmrsy@comcast.net wrote:
> >>
> >> > Jim, there are roof gardens and there are roof gardens. What you
> >> > describe is more what people think of. Often it will be an actual
> >> > garden
> >> > you can walk around in on a city rooftop. This little project we have
> >> > is
> >> > different, just a way of showing something different to our visitors.
> >> > Frankly I think it's a bit much - who's gonna want to get up there on
a
> >> > ladder and try to tend it while it takes a few years to fill in? I've
> >> > helped as a gofer at various times while guys were up there removing
> >> > shingles or cutting wood for braces or whatever else they did, but I
> >> > told them I have no insurance and I'm not going up there. The woman
in
> >> > charge of the project has every illness under the sun and can't get
> >> > there until 2 or 3 in the afternoon and doesn't show when she's
> >> > arranged
> >> > for help. Pretyt much has everyone exasperated over it. but I think
one
> >> > way or another it will get done this year. and in its own way, it
will,
> >> > too, look pretty neat.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Kitty
> >> > neIN, Zone5
> >> >
> >> > -------------- Original message --------------
> >> >
> >> >> There's a chain of Italian restaurants--Carrabas--around here that's
> >> >> building design includes a flat ledge just below the roof line. They
> >> >> landscape the ledge with palms and other tropicals. Looks really
neat.
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On Wednesday, February 23, 2005, at 02:43 PM, kmrsy@comcast.net
wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >>> The roof garden had great possibilities, but has turned into
> >> >>> something
> >> >>> of a disaster, mainly because the person in charge of it has been
not
> >> >>> easy to work with. It should have been completed last year, but the
> >> >>> only
> >> >>> part that actually got done was reinforcing the shed's roof
supports.
> >> >>> The plan is for sedums and vines growing on one sloped side of the
> >> >>> roof
> >> >>> of our tool shed. Sedums and other succulents were dug from
elsewhere
> >> >>> and set aside to be used, but they've all probably died by now as
> >> >>> they
> >> >>> languished in flats waiting to be used. Materials were purchased
and
> >> >>> left idle. Hopefully this year it will be accomplished.
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> -- 
> >> >>> Kitty
> >> >>> neIN, Zone5
> >> >>>
> >> >>> -------------- Original message --------------
> >> >>>
> >> >>>> In a message dated 2/22/05 10:45:57 PM, kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> << the Roof Garden, >>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> This sounds fun. Please explain.
> >> >>>> Ceres
> >> >>>>
> >>
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> >> >>>
> >> >> Island Jim
> >> >> Southwest Florida
> >> >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >> >> Hardiness Zone 10
> >> >> Heat Zone 10
> >> >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >> >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >> >>
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> >> Island Jim
> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
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