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Re: good morning/weather


Well, Ceres, I didn't even begin gardening til I was almost 40, so I don't
know any different. But I suppose it may be true for some.  I think that
since I started so late, I am still open to other activities.   Personally,
I don't have a big rush in fall and just a bit of a rush in spring because
of MG activities too.  These are the times I typically take vacation, so as
long as the weather cooperates, I just take the time I need.  Yes it is
busier during these times, but a welcome busyness.  And, right, I wouldn't
want to be busy like that all the time.  You're right about storage, too, it
can get pretty tight with 3 hosereels, chipper/shredder, lawnmower, tiller,
and all the paraphanelia crammed into the garage.  I think I'm just used to
marked seasons and as autumn moves into holiday and then onto winter, I look
forward to March and getting started again.  Summer is a tme to hide for me.
On a really hot day in the sun, I can feel my skin sizzling, I know what
damage to expect.  If I lived where Noreen and Pam do, I would probably do
LESS gardening.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 5:25 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] good morning/weather


> In a message dated 1/14/04 5:31:41 PM, kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
>
> << Pam's used to being out there every day.  As much as I love my garden,
I do
> not want to devote my life to it, I like the time away so I can come back
> with renewed interest.  But maybe that's because that's the way I must
> garden. >>
>
> Kitty, don't you think due to the fall labor intensive push to get
everything
> in and prepared for winter one welcomes different activities? Once spring
> comes the race is on again and so welcomed.  If we could garden all year
there
> would not be the big push in the spring to get everything potted, planted
and
> going for the new season.  I just think how much less storage space would
be
> reqd if we did not have the down time.
>     Ceres
>
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