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Re: Rose Bowl Parade

I just got PDN yesterday and WFF a few days back.  I took my decorations
down yesterday, too, while the temps were mild.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2004 4:42 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Rose Bowl Parade

> Bonnie, have you seen the RB parade in person?  No way a  photo or tv can
> match seeing the real beauty of the floats.  Fortunately, tv does not show
> ugly human mess either.  The crowd moves onto the parade route much before
> day of the parade bringing old sofas, chairs, etc. for their campout.
> there is a tradition of throwing marshmallows the night before so the
> are covered with smashed mallows.  I have attended the parade only once
> Iowa played in the Rose Bowl in the 90s) but it is  a favorite memory.
>     Iowa played in Florida again this year so Jim your wonderful state has
> another great northern boost to your economy and in exchange returns with
> victory.  Mardi will need to fill us in on the details when she returns.
>     Temps were in the low 60s yesterday (yes, even in Iowa) but
> cooler today and a great storm is headed our way.  Donna, we have not
> experienced the rains you continue to get.  The outdoor lights and greens
are down,
> packed and the plastic cartons moved into storage while the temps are
warm.  I
> always feel good after everything is moved back into place and cleaned.  I
> the decorations during the holidays but seems like a lot of clutter is
> when it's put away.
>     I wish you all a great gardening experience for 2004.  I hope for just
> the right amount of moisture, normal temperatures, a true spring, knockout
> combinations  performing as if your soil was truly organic loam, reduction
> weeds, insects, disease and animal damage.  What more could a gardener
> for?  With this we could all sit on our garden benches and enjoy the
>     Have any of you found 'to die for' new plants?  I have not yet rcd
> Flower, Plant Delights or Singing Springs catalog.
>         Ceres
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