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Re: Plans for today

Hi Andrea-  When I was a kid I went to Hilton Head with a close friend 
and her family.  We had a blast.  I just loved it there.  Of course it 
helped that we were on a resort rental one house from the beach.  I was 
in heaven.  Got up in the morning, took a shower, and then walked along 
the beach until my hair wind-dried.  Then of course, promptly  jumped in 
the ocean and went swimming, only to start the whole process over 
again.  It was great in the early morning thoug- hardly anyone out.  
Felt like the whole beach was mine.

Speaking of Limerock ruby- I notice mine (that did live through last 
winter) is blooming!  It's kind of rangy though- don't think it's 
getting as much sun as it would like.  Oh well- at least it is alive.


A A HODGES wrote:

>I actually got a lot accomplished this weekend. I finally finished the
>front of the house. Now all I have to do is maintain through the rest of
>the summer. I got everything planted that was supposed to go up there, all
>of the mulch pile moved and spread, everything as weeded as possible, and
>even managed to take some cuttings and get those started. I'm sore, but
>rather pleased. The yard does need to be mowed, but other than that
>everything looks pretty good.
>When my friend and I went to Hilton Head yesterday we went to HD. They had
>Coreopsis 'Limerock Ruby' so I replaced mine that died last year. I also
>bought a Phlox 'Bright Eyes' which has the neatest foliage, and is covered
>with pink flowers with a red eye. They are all now happily planted in a
>large container together, along with some Portulaca and Rue. ( I might need
>the Plant Police for this combo, LOL!)
>HD also had Hydrangea 'Lady in Red' so my friend got one and I took
>cuttings. Hopefully they make it. It was $11.95 for a sizeable one gallon
>plant. Wayside wants $24.95 for theirs..... 
>I also got a few more grasses, Carex 'Toffee Twist' and I forgot the Latin
>name, but the other two are Love Grass (starts with an E)  
>It was a very productive weekend. Hot and humid, but windy with Arlene out
>there. No rain though, and we need it now! Rich, time to turn. 
>Andrea H
>Beaufort, SC 
>>[Original Message]
>>From: Barbara Tandy <sundrops@earthlink.net>
>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>Date: 6/12/2005 2:19:41 PM
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plans for today
>>Today mostly weedeating around my house -- red clover, some kind of
>>many grasses, lupine, lotus vines etc etc.  It's "only" about 80 here
>>but cannot stand to do this in the hot sun.  We are supposed to keep a
>>fire-safe or protectable zone around our houses here in the California
>>brush, and I can do this except on one side which is not only very steep
>>runs into neighboring (empty) property.  Beyond the grassier zone I have
>>ground cover ceanothus (wild) and manzanita much of which needs to be
>>brushed or mowed with a field mower, and the scrub oaks, Rhamnus spp. and
>>toyon need to be limbed up to prevent fire ladder.  Fortunately I have a
>>wonderful energetic and capable young man to do a lot of this heavier work
>>for me.  At first I didn't like the "unnatural" look of clearing out
>>everything but once it is done, it does provide a cleaner more "estate"
>>look and goodness knows is safer.  Also today am feeding / weeding some
>>small stuff in my new perennial gardens and working on making some
>>paths, which at this point means just deciding where they are and cleaning
>>out the weeds.
>>--Barb, Grass Valley CA
>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: "Christopher P. Lindsey" <lindsey@mallorn.com>
>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>Sent: Sunday, June 12, 2005 10:53 AM
>>Subject: [CHAT] Plans for today
>>>So we talked about what people did yesterday; other than Jim (who's
>>>sitting in air-conditioned bliss), what' everyone else doing today?
>>>It's cooler and less humid than yesterday, so I'm hoping to work on
>>>that concrete slab a little more.  But I need to find some gloves
>>>first because I formed another blister on my hand right where the old
>>>one just finished healing!  I have really big hands, so it's hard for
>>>me to find gloves that fit.  I need XXL or else I can't fit in past
>>>my knuckles.  :(
>>>I also have another 12 bags of hardwood bark fines to find room for in
>>>the backyard, so I'll probably move some stuff around there.  The
>>>irrigation system needs to be fixed after I broke part of it yesterday,
>>>and I still have a couple of plants to get in the ground.
>>>But best of all, I borrowed a friend's Nikon D70 digital SLR (camera)
>>>and I'm going to go out to the Master Gardener's trial gardens today
>>>and just shoot away!  I've been debating whether or not to go digital
>>>(I generally shoot slide film), but I find that I just don't have time
>>>to scan my slides any more.  Maybe this will make it easier.
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