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Re: rain dance is working TOO well.

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] rain dance is working TOO well.
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2005 09:29:14 -0600
  • References: <23193630.1117600246201.JavaMail.root@sniper6>

What I don't understand is, when I go to all that trouble of cleaning, how
does it get so dirty again?  Makes you wonder if it's worth the bother. ;+D
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A A HODGES" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 10:30 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] rain dance is working TOO well.


> A gardener's work is never done..... ;-) Y'all should see my house. I've
> been home since Friday and my house is STILL not clean. I did manage to
> finally put away about 10 loads of laundry that were in the floor in front
> of the dryer...no wonder I couldn't find anything to wear!
> A
>
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 5/31/2005 10:28:43 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] rain dance is working TOO well.
> >
> > Seeds...oh, yeah!  I got a late start on some quick annuals and I've got
> to
> > get them potted - simple stuff - Mirabilis, Dwarf Burgundy Sunflowers,
and
> > red nasturtiums.
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Z5
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "A A HODGES" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 7:10 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] rain dance is working TOO well.
> >
> >
> > > Glad to know you can go to work and rest Kitty. LOL! Me too. I've
> probably
> > > got just about the cushiest job in the world, although it does tax the
> > > brain sometimes trying to explain to a Marine why the government won't
> > > refund someones tuition when they got an 'F'. I did manage to get
almost
> > > everything in the ground that was desperate this weekend. My last big
> > > project is to tackle the pile of fresh mulch still in my driveway. I
can
> > > only move so much of it at a time. Now that everything is planted and
> > > mostly weeded I can mulch. Then I'm done for summer except
maintenance.
> I
> > > may do a couple of more containers, simply to fill in some spaces, but
> > > that's about it. I'm done. I do want to start fall seeds, but probably
> > > won't do that for a bit longer. Will be too hot for them to make it
> > through
> > > the summer.
> > > A
> > >
> > > Andrea H
> > > Beaufort, SC
> > >
> > >
> > > > [Original Message]
> > > > From: Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
> > > <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Date: 5/31/2005 1:01:57 PM
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] rain dance is working TOO well.
> > > >
> > > > > Tomorrow it's back to work.
> > > > I'm already back at work Andrea, with my feet up on the little stool
> > under
> > > > my desk.  A chance to rest up before I tackle the front bed again.
> Last
> > > > night I dug out some unhortly humongous magic lilies and some
runaway
> > > starts
> > > > of the Grapeleaf anemone I dug last fall. Still lots more of that to
> get
> > > > out.  When the Star of Bethehem get done with their show, I'll dig
> them
> > > too.
> > > > I want to redo the sunny portion of this bed; turn some humus and
> other
> > > > amendments into it.  I'll line the whole front with Black Magic
Cherry
> > > > Pelargoniums to screen the fact that it's under construction.  I
also
> > > moved
> > > > my Silver Fir to a front shrub bed, hoping it will do better with
more
> > > sun.
> > > > I haven't started the tenders bed yet; I'm so far behind.  Good
thing
> I
> > > > didn't buy much this year.
> > > >
> > > > Kitty
> > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > From: "A A HODGES" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 10:14 AM
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] rain dance is working TOO well.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Jim and I are getting it. It started here yesterday off and on,
now
> is
> > > > full
> > > > > on rain. No hint of sun, although not storming. For me this is a
> good
> > > > > thing, as I spent the weekend planting and fertilizing. I'm trying
> to
> > > get
> > > > > my lawn in front to actually look like a lawn this year and not a
> weed
> > > > > patch. Used Crab-Ex twice on the front and so far it has kept the
> crab
> > > > > grass from growing, hallelujah! Hopefully this will let the
> centipede
> > > > > spread.
> > > > >
> > > > > Planted lots of salvias a friend had grown from seed this weekend,
> got
> > > the
> > > > > Cup and Saucer vines in the ground, Coreopsis 'Sweet Dreams,'
> Eucomis,
> > > > > creeping Thyme, Red Bunny Tails grass, Weeping Love grass, several
> > other
> > > > > things including a 15 gallon Tibouchina that had outgrown the pot.
I
> > put
> > > > it
> > > > > right next to the greenhouse door so hopefully it will make it
> through
> > > the
> > > > > winter. Plan to take lots of cuttings just in case. So, the rain
is
> a
> > > good
> > > > > thing for me.
> > > > >
> > > > > Now if I can just force myself to clean the house rather than go
> back
> > to
> > > > > sleep! SUCH a lazy day!
> > > > > Tomorrow it's back to work.
> > > > > A
> > > > >
> > > > > Andrea H
> > > > > Beaufort, SC
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > [Original Message]
> > > > > > From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
> > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > > Date: 5/31/2005 10:20:49 AM
> > > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] rain dance is working TOO well.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > In a message dated 5/30/05 7:44:00 PM, cathy.c@insightbb.com
> writes:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > << Still need rain in west central IL >>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Cathy, I thought you would be getting the rain we have received.
> > > Drove
> > > > > my
> > > > > > mother to northern Missouri sunday and we drove in hard rain all
> the
> > > way
> > > > > and a
> > > > > > good share of the return trip.
> > > > > >     Ceres
> > > > > >
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