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Re: clay pots/Dillon Seed Co


Chuckle...
I remember when my husband and I first bought our house.  He left most
decorating choices to me.  For some reason, though he became enamored of
this horrible giant oriental carving encased in a black lacquered glass
cabinet.  I couldn't imagine that thing in my house, but who was I to say
"no"?  It was his house too.  So I set about expalining scale to him and how
our rooms were too small to do justice to such a piece.  thank goodness it
worked.  Later he found a beautiful oriental rug for which I praised his eye
for quality.

There's a piece in a recent Fine Gardening mag that shows how a designer
used such a tub in a small garden.  All you see is the top as it is inside a
sort of raised bed that surrounds a patio.  Very chic.  If your DH saw that,
maybe he'd go for it.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 1:31 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] clay pots/Dillon Seed Co


> Eva: Sorry to hear your husband doesn't share your obviously artistic
> vision of what you want your garden to look like...hmmph! I think the
> old cast iron tub thing sounds lovely. And I have a bowling ball that
> I'm tiling for my yard, too. My husband thinks some of my garden "art"
> is a little kooky, but he just shakes his head and I go right on
> planning things the way I want them to look out there.
>
>
>
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>
>  --- On Tue 06/01,  < EvaTEsq@aol.com > wrote:
> From:  [mailto: EvaTEsq@aol.com]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2004 23:14:24 EDT
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] clay pots/Dillon Seed Co
>
> Oh you are so lucky! I can't believe Robert is ok with bowling balls in
> the <br>yard! Is he? I've already suggested doing this & Steve was
> vehemently <br>opposed to the idea. To him it's right up there with my
> desire to get an old, <br>footed cast iron bath tub & making a water
> feature/water garden out of it. He <br>will NOT have that at all. I got
> a big veto on that idea.<br><br>Eva<br>Long Island, NY<br>Zone
> 6/7<br><br>In a message dated 5/6/2004 3:27:12 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> <br>judybrowning@lewiston.com writes:<br>> LOL...I'm doing that right
> now. I got 4 old bowling balls from the<br>> bowling alley in town. I'm
> doing mosaic work on them and using them in<br>> the garden. They will
> be really cool looking. Got some old bowling pins<br>> too..not quite
> sure what to do with them yet. Maybe I'll just paint them<br>> like
> little people and stick them in my garden...don't know
> yet.<br>><br>><br>>
>
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