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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: heat


well.... my doors stay open when home, along with windows if nice out...
but when I leave for work and close the place up-- the air is on just
for my animals.


Donna

----- Original Message -----
From: Kitty
Sent: 7/15/2004 9:54:03 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: Re: Re: [CHAT] Re: heat

> Re > My a/c stays on all the time....

> Donna,

> It's not just the $ that keeps my a/c off unless necessary.  I have always

> preferred having fresh air and gentle breezes in my house.  I like to be

> able to hear the crickets outside my window when I go to sleep and the birds

> sloshing in the birdbath outside my window as I work on my computer. When

> the trumpet lilies, the Nicotiana, and other fragrant flowers are blooming,

> the breeze brings their fragrance lightly into the house.  I don't like

> closing my windows, shutting out the outdoors.

> 

> Kitty

> 

> ----- Original Message ----- 

> From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>

> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 7:54 AM

> Subject: Re: Re: Re: [CHAT] Re: heat

> 

> 

> > I think those of us with pets need to be aware so what happened to Blue,

> doesn't happen to ours. So glad to hear that Blue is fine.

> >

> > My a/c stays on all the time.... just turned up, so my house is never

> > more than 84. Just keeping the humidity out is enough to keep it

> > bareable for the cat and dog.

> >

> >

> > Donna

> >

> >

> >

> > ----- Original Message -----

> > From: gardenqueen@academicplanet.com

> > Sent: 7/15/2004 6:09:24 AM

> > To: gardenchat@hort.net

> > Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Re: heat

> >

> > > I just turn the one on in the living room for Sugar if it's going to be

> > > upper 80's or more. She has lots of water in her dish and her bucket in

> > > the laundry room. But I can't bear the thought of her being

> > > uncomfortable in her fur coat in the summer.

> > >

> > >

> > > Pam Evans

> > > Kemp, TX

> > > zone 8A

> > > ----- Original Message -----

> > > From: Kitty

> > > Sent: 7/14/2004 10:38:59 PM

> > > To: gardenchat@hort.net

> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: heat

> > >

> > > > I won't turn the air on when I'm not home, seems a waste even if it

> means a

> > >

> > > > hot house that night.  The cats can wander out back and lie in the

> deep

> > >

> > > > shade under hosta and ferns, etc.  They're fine.  Plenty of water in

> the

> > >

> > > > birdbath.

> > >

> > > >

> > >

> > > > Kitty

> > >

> > > >

> > >

> > > > ----- Original Message ----- 

> > >

> > > > From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com>

> > >

> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> > >

> > > > Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 9:28 PM

> > >

> > > > Subject: [CHAT] Re: heat

> > >

> > > >

> > >

> > > >

> > >

> > > > > Me too. But heat doesn't bother me like the rest of you it seems.

> Even

> > >

> > > > > when I'm having hot flashes - heck I can hardly tell when I'm

> outside.

> > >

> > > > > Forgot to turn the air on when I left this morning and it only got

> to 84

> > >

> > > > > in the house - Sugar was fine thank goodness. Won't forget that

> again!!

> > >

> > > > >

> > >

> > > > >

> > >

> > > > > Pam Evans

> > >

> > > > > Kemp, TX

> > >

> > > > > zone 8A

> > >

> > > > > ----- Original Message -----

> > >

> > > > > From: Andrea H

> > >

> > > > > Sent: 7/14/2004 8:48:27 PM

> > >

> > > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net

> > >

> > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: my new project has hit a snag!

> > >

> > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > Kitty, you are so funny. But I still hate you. Ok Ok, it's really

> just

> > >

> > > > > > jealousy. God it is so miserable here. I've got my AC on 77

> degrees and

> > >

> > > > it

> > >

> > > > > > feel like an iceberg when I walk in. I just turned it down from 80

> > >

> > > > something

> > >

> > > > > > when I came home. If I don't do that then my power bill is $300.

> Ok, now

> > >

> > > > I'm

> > >

> > > > > > just venting. I'll stop.

> > >

> > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > I'm glad someone has nice weather to garden in. Truly I am.

> > >

> > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > A

> > >

> > > > > > Andrea H

> > >

> > > > > > Beaufort, SC

> > >

> > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 

> > >

> > > > > > From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>

> > >

> > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> > >

> > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 10:09 PM

> > >

> > > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: my new project has hit a snag!

> > >

> > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > Sorry.

> > >

> > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 

> > >

> > > > > > > From: "Andrea H" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>

> > >

> > > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> > >

> > > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 8:40 PM

> > >

> > > > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: my new project has hit a snag!

> > >

> > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > I hate you..........

> > >

> > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > A

> > >

> > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > Andrea H

> > >

> > > > > > > > Beaufort, SC

> > >

> > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 

> > >

> > > > > > > > From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>

> > >

> > > > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> > >

> > > > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 10:03 PM

> > >

> > > > > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: my new project has hit a snag!

> > >

> > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > High today was 79.  Nice breeze.

> > >

> > > > > > > > > Kitty

> > >

> > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 

> > >

> > > > > > > > > From: "Andrea H" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>

> > >

> > > > > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> > >

> > > > > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 8:22 PM

> > >

> > > > > > > > > Subject: [CHAT] Re: my new project has hit a snag!

> > >

> > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > My question is......? How hot is it there? All of you keep

> > >

> > > > talking

> > >

> > > > > > > about

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > these weeding projects and solarization projects and

> volunteer

> > >

> > > > > > > projects.

> > >

> > > > > > > > > How

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > in the world do you get this done? It is now 9:20 pm here,

> and I

> > >

> > > > > > > > > exaggerate

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > not, on my way home (about 15 minutes ago) the temperature

> was

> > >

> > > > 95

> > >

> > > > > > > > degrees.

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > It is like that 24/7 this week. And the humidity is about

> the

> > >

> > > > same

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > percentage as the temp is hot. It's almost impossible to

> do

> > >

> > > > anything

> > >

> > > > > > > but

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > water enough to keep things alive.

> > >

> > > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > Andrea H

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > Beaufort, SC

> > >

> > > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 5:12 AM

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > Subject: [CHAT] my new project has hit a snag!

> > >

> > > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > Well, now that softball and baseball are over for the

> year, I

> > >

> > > > > > > decided

> > >

> > > > > > > > it

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > was time to get started on my new project at my kids'

> school.

> > >

> > > > I am

> > >

> > > > > > > > going

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > to be building a new garden out front on a slope near

> the

> > >

> > > > front

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > stairs/entrance to the school. It is to be a teachers

> > >

> > > > appreciation

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > garden and will have a sign designating it as such when

> it is

> > >

> > > > > > done.

> > >

> > > > > > > > This

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > is a beautiful little site, that has a scattering of

> large,

> > >

> > > > flat

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > fieldstone rocks across it's surface and I really

> thought it

> > >

> > > > would

> > >

> > > > > > > > look

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > nice as a garden with the plants among the rocks. Until

> I went

> > >

> > > > to

> > >

> > > > > > > > clear

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > out the grass around the rocks and discovered that it

> isn't a

> > >

> > > > > > > > scattering

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > of rocks at all...it is all rocks that is just covered

> over by

> > >

> > > > > > grass

> > >

> > > > > > > > and

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > creeping charlie. Ugh!! Now I'm going to have to dig

> those

> > >

> > > > rocks

> > >

> > > > > > out

> > >

> > > > > > > > and

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > move the ones I don't want. And here I thought this

> would be

> > >

> > > > > > > something

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > easy and fairly quick to do. <Sigh!!!!>

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > >

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the

> > >

> > > > mysterious."

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > > --Albert Einstein

> > >

> > > > > > > > > > >

> > >

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