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RE: Somebody stop me


Even with this latest storm system they are predicting here? Calling for
twisters and all.... for a large mass of states.. so others need to watch it
as many of us will be effected.

Donna

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Pam Evans
> Sent: Monday, January 02, 2006 9:22 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Somebody stop me
> 
> Thanks Chris.  Now in our 10th month of this and it has long since lost
> any
> appeal.  And not a drop in the ten-day forecast.  Again.
> 
> On 1/2/06, Chris Petersen <chris@widom-assoc.com> wrote:
> >
> > I'm another Cyndi or Bonnie!  I've gone beyond my current garden space
> in
> > daylilies, but I'm probably going to order a couple more! I still have
> my
> > mom's garden to renovate.  I started working on it last summer, but with
> > the
> > heat, I'd didn't get very far.  Also, I built my new stone walled bed
> and
> > added another two beds where they were needed, so I shouldn't be so hard
> > on
> > myself!
> >
> > On Sunday, I just had to get a plant fix, so I drove to the nearest
> garden
> > center where I'd be able to find more than a bench of houseplants like
> > Lowes
> > would have. It was a 30 mile trip (in heavy, wet snow) to get there, but
> > worth the effort!  Even this mega nursery was low in selection, but I
> was
> > able to pick up a couple of cheery Kalanchoes for $2.50 each and some
> > terrarium plants.  I even bought some crocus bulbs at 75% off that I
> need
> > to
> > poke into the soil today. They may be just squirrel food, but they were
> > cheap and will be a breeze to plant!
> >
> > I just got the Select Seeds catalog.   Are they good to order from?
> What
> > about their plants?
> >
> > Pam- I feel your drought in a physical way.  It actually pains me to
> think
> > about it! When we've been really dry, it is heartbreaking to watch the
> > plants and animals suffer. Watering with the hose doesn't seem to have
> the
> > same benefit as a good downpour!
> >
> > David- I'm glad you and your plants are safe!
> >
> > Chris Petersen
> > Northport, Long Island, New York
> > Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
> >
> > chris@widom-assoc.com
> > My garden: http://photos.yahoo.com/chrispnpt
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf
> > Of Bonnie & Bill Morgan
> > Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2006 10:08 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Somebody stop me
> >
> > Cyndi, you sound like me. LOL!!!  There is always something like that
> I'm
> > not going to do...but then there will be this unique plant or that
> really
> > useful one that would look soooo good over there and before you know it,
> > more soil is being prepared and some spot is being amended just for what
> I
> > didn't think I'd be doing.
> >
> > Good luck sticking to your garden resolutions.  I'd like to help you
> stay
> > in
> > line with them, but then I'd have to be able to control myself first.  I
> > suppose it could be worse.  We could be hooked on something really
> > dangerous.  LOL!!!
> >
> > Blessings,
> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf
> > Of Cyndi Johnson
> > Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2006 8:05 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: [CHAT] Somebody stop me
> >
> > Didn't I spend quite a bit of time over the last few
> > months declaiming about how I wasn't going to buy any
> > seeds this year? Didn't I say I was determined to
> > scale back my vegetable garden? That was me, right?
> > Sure looks like my name in the archives.
> > So the seed catalogs are coming in, there's Burpee,
> > Territorial, Cook's Garden, Select Seeds. By golly
> > look at all those little stickies in the pages, how
> > did those get in there? More catalogs to come too. But
> > I'm not buying anything this year, that's what I said,
> > I remember it. And yet...
> > My husband is no help. This man has not looked in a
> > seed catalog in his life, despite having them piled
> > around the house hip deep for 20 years. But THIS year
> > he looks at the Burpee catalog, with that cover
> > picture of the striped tomato, and says "Isn't that
> > pretty? Let's grow that."
> > This could be harder than sticking to a diet.
> >
> > Cyndi
> > Just $16.99/mo. or less.
> > dsl.yahoo.com
> >
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> Kemp TX
> zone 8A
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