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Re: War Zone


LOL  Oh Gee Jim, I am laughing so hard as how you have described it  all!
 
Good Luck!
 
LOL
Holli
LI,NY
 
 
In a message dated 3/29/2005 9:16:59 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
tchessie@comcast.net writes:


>>>[Original Message]
>>>From: james singer  <islandjim1@verizon.net>
>>>To: Chat  <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>Date: 3/29/2005 5:55:24  PM
>>>Subject: [CHAT] War Zone
>>>
>>>We  have become beset by a raccoon. It [sex unknown] has been  marauding
>>>our back patio for a few weeks now, ripping up nearly  every newly
>>>potted plant. It leaves alone those plants that  have been potted long
>>>enough for the soil to firm up, but if  the soil is somewhat loose, it
>>>tears it up. Ms Fatma spent a  good part of yesterday repotting some
>>>cacti, a Madagascar palm,  and other miscellaneous stuff--only to find
>>>them overturned,  ripped out, and soil scattered everywhere this
>>>morning. Like a  child had a tantrum.
>>>
>>>Pest-catcher-killer guy  has just left. He scoured the yard and found
>>>raccoon scat  [that's how we ID'd the creature], and is coming back
>>>tomorrow  with a trap. I suppose it will be one of those  have-a-heart
>>>traps, which is okay as long as once the raccoon  is inside, he throws
>>>it in a  lake.
>>>
>>>
>>>Island  Jim
>>>Southwest Florida
>>>27.0 N, 82.4  W
>>>Hardiness Zone 10
>>>Heat Zone  10
>>>Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
>>>Maximum 100 F [38  C]
>>>
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