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RE: New family member

But of course!
Obviously I need to retire. Work is really cutting into my free time. :-)


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of james singer
Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 9:36 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] New family member

Well, if nothing else, you should get enough premium material for some very
productive mushroom beds. You'll need to build a temperature-controlled
house for the beds, of course.

On Jul 31, 2006, at 12:15 PM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:

> We are now the pleased and somewhat apprehensive owners of a horse, a 
> very handsome paint gelding we bought yesterday. My husband decided 
> some months ago he would like to learn to ride, started lessons, and 
> liked it enough that he wants to own.  My sister, who lives to ride, 
> is ecstatic. She has major plans for all the places we're going to go. 
> Horse camping, heaven help us...  Anyway I hadn't ever considered 
> owning horses before because if I wanted to ride, I'd call her - much 
> less work! But here we are.  We went all the way out to Palm Springs 
> to test drive him yesterday; my sister had been out there last week to 
> evaluate him as a beginner's horse. He has been getting away with 
> laziness for quite some time so that will take a bit of work but he is 
> very calm and relaxed, good when you're starting out.
> And she
> did a few quick things with him, he's very accepting of being trained 
> once he knows he can't slack off.
> So we're getting horse accomodations built out back next to the sheep 
> pens, and then he'll come home; we'll get familiar with everything 
> involved, then in a few months we'll be looking for one for me.
> Obviously this means I will not have the kind of time I used to put 
> into the vegetable garden. Or the cottage garden for that matter, but 
> mostly the veggies. Well, everything changes...and maybe I was getting 
> into a rut. Last summer I was sure griping about the time it took, 
> wasn't I, seems a little funny to be sitting here now mourning that! I 
> can't say I'm a logical person.  I should probably give some thought 
> to slowly transitioning my ornamental garden to less effort-intensive 
> plants, more like the Japanese garden. Oh boy...now I can buy new 
> plants!! I am not going to give up gardening by any means but I will 
> have to change things.
> Pictures later, he is living at my sister's house now so it may be a 
> week or so before we have time to take any.  Well...deep breath...into 
> the new!
> Cyndi
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Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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