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Re: Busy weekend

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Busy weekend
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2006 13:35:11 -0600
  • References: <33042854.1136825789102.JavaMail.root@Sniper27>

To my way of thinking, if you basically know what you are doing when
pruning, make proper types of cuts and the like, you won't really do
anything wrong.  It's possible to have done better, but you won't have done
any harm.

As to the cat, I'd bet the odd lumps around the face are scar tissue from


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, January 09, 2006 10:55 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Busy weekend

> You guys were sure busy on the keyboards over the weekend, I had over 150
> messages waiting this morning. Our weather was gorgeous but I only got out
> in the garden one day. I did get the fruit trees pruned finally, they
> get it last year. I hate pruning - I am so fretful about doing it "wrong"
> that I end up frozen, unable to decide where to cut. But I gritted my
> read my pruning book and then just cut away. Judiciously. I'm sure I
> take off as much as they needed. I have three peaches, two plums, two
> apricots, and two jujubes. And I got about four pieces of fruit total last
> year, the trees just didn't bear well to start with and then the birds and
> my too-tall dog helping themselves to the rest while I wasn't paying
> attention. Next weekend the roses, I missed pruning a lot of them last
> too.
> I am helping my sister get an old house ready for sale, that used up all
> Saturday, much to be done. Too bad it's two hours from where I live or
> husband I might try to buy it and renovate. It's a 1900s Craftsman
> and quite a lot of the interior is still beautifully intact. Oh man...the
> mahogany woodwork. The leaded glass cabinets. The hardwood floors.
> Unfortunately there's also a major amount of work to be done - like all
> electrical not to mention plumbing. Alas my sister does not want the
> and I can't afford it so it goes for sale as is. I took some pelargonium
> cuttings from the backyard (gotta mention gardening somewhere) and it
> increasingly likely that I am going to end up with a cat too, the last
> remnant of 20 or 30 feral cats that were being fed there. He is a very
> friendly fellow but has some odd lumps around his face so if I end up with
> him I think a vet visit is first off. I wouldn't mind some advice from
> of you who often take in strays as to what precautions I should take.
> Cyndi
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