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Re: closeouts/ now heat


I always keep a couple bottles of water in the car, too.  Hot water is
better than no water.
Kitty
neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, July 24, 2005 8:40 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] closeouts/ now heat


> Y'all got to keep hydrated.  Take a bottle of water or decaf tea out
> there w/ you.  Drink out of the hose often if your tap water isn't too
> bad.  Note - If you wait until you're thirsty, you're already
> dehydrated.  Drink drink drink.
>
> On 7/23/05, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > Same thing happened to me a couple weeks ago... stood up quick, just
about
> > passed out! I also came inside, laid on the couch and drank
water...didn't
> > think about the salt idea, will have to remember that Theresa. Took me
two
> > days to become normal (for me) again.
> >
> > It is ungodly hot out here this weekend... I am staying inside after
8am, or
> > at least in an a/c car and meeting hall. Tomorrow they are predicting
100+
> > degrees, heat index at 120....this is not normal!
> >
> > Donna
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > > Behalf Of Pam Evans
> > > Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2005 10:22 PM
> > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] closeouts/ now heat
> > >
> > > And you thought it was hot in Texas??   My my.
> > >
> > > On 7/23/05, Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net> wrote:
> > > > I can relate Kitty.  Every weed known to mankind has grown to 6
inches
> > > > tall in my gardens while I was away.  I sent hours this afternoon
> > > > pruning and weeding, until I realize I was light headed, overly hot
and
> > > > had stopped sweating.  Soooo, went inside grand 1/2 liter of mineral
> > > > water, got in a cold shower and then sat and ate salt and vinegar
potato
> > > > chips until I felt normal again..  Now I'm just tired.  Apparently
it
> > > > was 104 outside when I was working and I just didn't realize it.
Now
> > > > wonder I nearly melted!
> > > >
> > > > Theresa
> > > >
> > > > Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center wrote:
> > > >
> > > > >Jim and Theresa,
> > > > >It wasn't that I wasn't sure what to do with the shrimp plants (I
> > > checked
> > > > >A-Z for sun/shade) I just ran out of time.  It was 9pm by then and
I
> > > > >desperately needed a shower.  Besides the shrimp plants (Justicia)
I
> > > still
> > > > >have 3 little needlepoint ivies and 3 small ferns (very airy
things, no
> > > > >name) that need temporary spots.  I might get to them tonight or
> > > tomorrow.
> > > > >I know all this stuff can grow in pots, I just sometimes forget to
> > > water
> > > > >pots. However, this year I have a lot of containers from my special
> > > > >purchases for resale, so I am better at checking on them.
> > > > >
> > > > >It is reasonably pleasant here today, if you don't exert yourself.
> > > However,
> > > > >my BIL just informed me that Sun and Mon are supposed to hit 97
degrees
> > > with
> > > > >a heat index of 115.  I can't bet on getting too much done
tomorrow.
> > > Geez,
> > > > >next month my electirc bill (AC) will match this month's water
bill.
> > > > >
> > > > >Kitty
> > > > >
> > > > >----- Original Message -----
> > > > >From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
> > > > >To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > >Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2005 1:56 PM
> > > > >Subject: Re: [CHAT] closeouts
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >>Kitty, you are so industrious.  I hope you enjoy your plants.  As
to
> > > the
> > > > >>shrimp plants -- my daughter planted a big pot of them for her
front
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >porch.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >>Could you do the same?  Whoever said they had to say inside the
house?
> > > It
> > > > >>must be at least 100 degrees right now, and I have all the energy
of a
> > > wet
> > > > >>rag because of it.
> > > > >>
> > > > >>zem
> > > > >>zone 7
> > > > >>West TN
> > > > >>----- Original Message -----
> > > > >>From: <kmrsy@netzero.net>
> > > > >>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > >>Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2005 2:49 PM
> > > > >>Subject: [CHAT] closeouts
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >>>Before going out to Blue River Nursery yesterday, I stopped in at
> > > Main's
> > > > >>>Flower Garden. This is a local(originally)family that sets up a
huge
> > > > >>>annual/herb/vegetable nursery in April and closes out by the end
of
> > > July
> > > > >>>to go back to Florida. Over the years she has added a lot of
> > > perennials
> > > > >>>and exotics. I pick up a lot of these materials early in the year
for
> > > > >>>our display gardens and she gives us a nice discount. In May I
asked
> > > her
> > > > >>>if, when she closes out, might I be able to get a deal on some
> > > > >>>houseplants for our October sale and she said I should come by in
> > > late
> > > > >>>July. There's no exact date. Luckily, when I stopped in
yesterday, it
> > > > >>>was the last day and she was offering anything left that you
could
> > > fit
> > > > >>>in a wagon (one layer) for $15. Though the variety was far less
than
> > > > >>>before, I managed to pack in a lot of goodies we can resell. Then
she
> > > > >>>also gave us, for free, a dozen small shrimp plants and two
1-gallon
> > > > >>>Crossandras. This all totalled about 36 plants from 4inch to 12
inch
> > > > >>>hanging basket.
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>>Of course, I have to take care of this stuff until October and I
am
> > > not
> > > > >>>a houseplant person. I just know half will croak if they are in
my
> > > > >>>house. PLus, I didn't want to spend my time repotting all this
right
> > > now
> > > > >>>when I have other stuff that needs doing. Then a little lightbulb
> > > went
> > > > >>>off and I decided to add much of this to my own landscape
> > > temporarily.
> > > > >>>There's no rule says I can't enjoy babysitting. Most went into my
> > > sunny
> > > > >>>tenders bed and I scattered many of the shade lovers. I still
have
> > > the
> > > > >>>shrimp plants to deal with though.
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>>Kitty
> > > > >>>
> > > >
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> > > Pam Evans
> > > Kemp TX
> > > zone 8A
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