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Re: Texas gardening (a day in the life)

Thanks Barbara - that's sweet!! I'm a hustling little woman when it
comes to gardening. Lots to do when your season is this long......

Heard from your sister in Texas yet??


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Barbara Tandy" <sundrops@earthlink.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sat, 7 Jun 2003 20:20:55 -0700

>Oh Pam, you are such an inspiration!
>    I have been spending most of my time making paths thru native ceanothus
>and manzanita on my new land, spraying poison oak, of which there is plenty,
>and ID'ing various wildflowers.  Very enjoyable, but pretty low key --
>--Barbara Tandy, California
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Saturday, June 07, 2003 8:06 PM
>Subject: [CHAT] Texas gardening (a day in the life)
>> Well my friends, this is how I spent the day.
>> Finished the mulching job I started Fri. afternoon.
>> Pine bark along the tree line, cedar mulch everywhere else. Put concrete
>> pads under all the pots in the front, some to make them level (had to
>> dig up and transplant sod), the rest to keep my pots free of weedeater
>> damage plus it looks very neat and orderly now - I like it. Watered all
>> the back and side areas plus all of Pat's since she's out of town.
>> Sprayed all of the roses and peppers w/ Neem and a touch of kelp for a
>> foliar feed. Deadheaded everything that didn't run away from me. Weeded
>> half the blasted yard and got all the rest of the dead Queen Annne's
>> lace. Started harvesting black hollyhock seed pods. Finished the patio
>> bricks out back and set up the chiminea Jesse gave me for Christmas. Lit
>> it off and burned some pinon wood - ahhh! Then got my mini-pick out and
>> started chopping out the Johnson and dallis grass over-running the
>> gravel driveway. Trimmed back all the hackberry branches that kept
>> swatting me in the head. Staked the glads. Finished up the area next to
>> the gilder w/ white rock scavanged from a friends new home construction.
>> Whew.
>> not bad for a middle aged broad if I do say so myself - LOL
>> --
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX/zone 8A
>> --
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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