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Re: re nursery interview apparel

Marge - my garden togs, especially the warm weather stuff, wouldn't make
muster at Goodwill. But the thinner and more full of holes stuff is, the
cooler it is. And since I garden all summer long in often 100
degree-plus heat, cooler is good. And the neighbors are used to it so
who cares? Everyone else in indoors until 7 anyway. No guts, no glory!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 11 Mar 2004 01:17:43 -0500

>Well, Kitty, I found that with Gemplers, if you get the wrong size,
>they will exchange it as the first pair of boots I ordered from them
>was too big.  If you can't find what you want to try on, you might
>call their customer service and I bet one of those nice people would
>go measure a pair for you:-)  They were super to deal with.
>Well, re: rubber boots - to each their own.  I figure they're not
>going to make me any hotter on a 90+ degree day than I already am and
>they really don't.  In hot weather, you could garden naked or fully
>covered and would sweat the same buckets...so I opt for the full
>covering to keep off bugs and make sure I don't get covered in poison
>ivy or whatever...works for me tho' I have had it intimated that my
>garden togs are a bit other-worldly:-)
>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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>> From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>> Marge, yep - Gemplers had what I wanted in another brand, but
>again, this
>> was something I had to try on because sizes mean very little.  If
>they would
>> simply state next to the size, the toe-to-heel length and maybe the
>width at
>> widest point, it would be a whole lot easier.
>> BTW, there is no way I'd wear rubber anything in 90 degree weather
>except if
>> it's raining.  This is why I've always liked the canvas slip on
>> They're cheap, so when one pair gets wet, I just grab another.
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