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Re: News

Congrats on the promo... hopefully they don't work you to hard. So did
you bring the cats there or did they find out you were working there and
decided they would be welcome with the cat lady LOL!

I stopped into our local HD yesterday. They need you! Lotsa plants, too
bad no one watered them. Seems they expanded on how many plants they are
carrying this year.

witches broom. Interesting plant when blooming, but the skids of them
that weren't looked kinda weedy but it might have been thru neglect.
Anyone grow this? Loved the ONE that was blooming. Sorry, that is the
only name on the tag I remember....


Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:
  I gave that (the collar idea) a lot of thought. I did get Alphonse a 
collar, but it's black with reflective silver trim. He is a long-haired 
kitty -- white with black spots and a huge black tail. He sometimes lays on 
the checkstand and plays with the customers while they are attemptingn to 
take merchandise out of their baskets. We have had only one complaint since 
the cats moved in last fall.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kitty" 
Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2008 2:08 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] News

> Congrats! That's wonderful about the promotion.
> The HD near my house is closing, but we have another across town.
> Great about the cats. Do they wear orange collars?
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Zemuly Sanders" 
> To: "gardenchat" 
> Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2008 1:42 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] News
>> My good friend and sometimes supervisor at The Home Depot has been 
>> transferred
>> to Lompoc, CA. Actually, her husband has been transferred, and she is 
>> going
>> with him. The result is that I will be the new livegoods manager for the
>> store. I know from experience that the paperwork part of the job will 
>> only
>> involve following a predetermined protocol. The really fun part is 
>> working
>> with all those plants and the customers who come to buy them. For the 
>> past
>> two years we have gotten all our annuals from a Tennessee grower, and 
>> this
>> year a lot of them were grown at the greenhouses of my good friend, and 
>> former
>> employer, here in LaGrange. In fact, I met Lynda Young at Sunnycreek. 
>> It's
>> owner is also the regional salesmanager for Pope's, which is in 
>> Merryville,
>> TN. I know my new position will be a good fit because I already know all 
>> the
>> vendors, and I've met the growers, too. I'm looking forward to having a 
>> very
>> good time. I think I told you all about the cats that had come to live 
>> at the
>> HD garden center. Well, one in particular has become a real celebrity. 
>> He
>> greets all our customers, and they have donated lots of food. Everybody 
>> at
>> the store likes the cats, and the employees donated enough money to get 
>> the
>> male neutered . This Wednesday the little female, who was a lot shyer, 
>> and
>> harder to tame, than her littermate, is getting spayed thanks to more 
>> employee
>> contributions. The Animal Protection Association in Memphis only charged 
>> $40
>> to neuter Alphonse and give him his basic shots. Hermione will only cost 
>> $45.
>> I am very grateful. The cats saved the store several thousand dollars in
>> mouse and bird damage over the winter.
>> zem
>> zone 7
>> West TN
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