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Re: good morning/weather

I don't know Kitty - you'd probably buy industrial strength sunblock and
a big floppy hat and garden in the mornings and evenings like most
people do here. Pat thinks I'm bonkers out in the heat all day but I
adore it, I thrive on it. Can't get enough of it.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Fri, 16 Jan 2004 20:02:40 -0500

>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.
>----- 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
>> 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
>> would not be the big push in the spring to get everything potted, planted
>> going for the new season.  I just think how much less storage space would
>> reqd if we did not have the down time.
>>     Ceres
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