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Re: Somebody stop me

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Somebody stop me
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 10:36:51 -0600
  • References: <16106241.1136343492711.JavaMail.root@sniper43>

That's a lot of vegetables!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrea Hodges" <andrea.hodges@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 8:57 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Somebody stop me

> Oh, you won't get any help out of me pal. Sorry. LOL! 
> Despite the fact that I have NO job, (nursery is closed til March) and
> very little money except for student loans, AND have made a promise to
> myself to start handling my money better when I actually have some, I
> too have piles of catalogs and have been drooling over them. Of course,
> I can justify it by telling myself that this is a new place I'm in that
> has about 5% landscaping. I also have a $125 gift certificate to Wayside
> Gardens from my friends as a gift when I left Beaufort but Gosh, there
> are SO many more companies to choose from as well. I've already marked
> WELL over $125 in the Wayside catalog (they are so expensive and plants
> come so small, but hey, I've got a gift certificate)
> Besides, as I recall, after you said you were NOT going to do this,
> didn't you say how much pleasure you got out of it? As well as how much
> stress? ;-) What's it worth to you?
> My Dad and his wife just bought a place up here and he insisted he have
> plenty of land for a vegetable garden. Well they got one. It's 3 or 4
> acres I think. Maybe I should tell him to talk to you first.
> Cyndi Johnson <gardencatalogs@yahoo.com> wrote:
>   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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