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Re: mulch

First, let me complement you on spelling it right.  My sister thought the h
would cause too much trouble for the child.  Heck - the last name is
Stahlhut!.  Geographically a bad match, but Meghan would have worked just

No, this is a very stubborn young woman who is very busy and has zero
interest in it.  And I pretty much understand.  MY sister and I came from a
family with not so much as a houseplant.  My sister has no interest in
gardening other than to put a few impatiens in a planter - she thinks I'm
looney.  So 3rd generation Megan never really stood much of a chance.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 3:47 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] mulch

> Kitty: Sounds like your first job needs to be teaching Megan to get over
> her fear of worms...maybe once she understands what cool creatures they
> really are, she might learn to tolerate them. I had to do the same thing
> with my Meghan...
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Mon 05/10, Kitty < kmrsy@comcast.net > wrote:
> From: Kitty [mailto: kmrsy@comcast.net]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 20:55:18 -0500
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] mulch
> No. Megan is afraid of worms and has zero interest in gardening.
> Mike<br>seems to prefer houseplants. They just wanted the mulch to look
> better, so<br>that's about how I left it. The daylilies will probably do
> alright in the<br>clay, they can survive almost anything. I also planted
> some Geranium<br>phaeum, because Mike liked it, but thats about it. Down
> the road, Megan<br>wants to install a shade tree, so I will probably
> help with that. Anybody<br>want to suggest a favorite shade tree for
> Zone 5?<br><br>Kitty<br><br><br>----- Original Message ----- <br>From:
> "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent:
> Monday, May 10, 2004 8:19 PM<br>Subject: RE: [CHAT] mulch<br><br><br>>
> Sounds like you are going to be there for awhile working that ....
> clay<br>> into something gardeningable... (is that a word?)<br>><br>>
> Funny how some small project turns into a major issue... happens to
> me<br>> all the time...<br>><br>> Donna<br>><br>><br>> ><br>> > Oh,
> nuts!<br>> > BTW, I went back to my niece's house to plant a few things
> today. I<br>> > pulled<br>> > away the mulch and cut away the fabric and
> found....cypress mulch<br>> under<br>> > it.<br>> > Then I dug down
> again (thought I might fall down the infamous rabbit<br>> hole)<br>> >
> and found.....black plastic. So by now the soil level is 8-10
> inches<br>> > down.<br>> > No way to plant anything. Except.....there
> was a large area on a<br>> corner<br>> > that did not have the second
> layer. So I cut the hole and found<br>> modeling<br>> > clay. The worst
> possible stuff! and these people actually went to the<br>> > effort of
> hauling it in there.<br>> > Beats me!<br>> ><br>> > Kitty<br>><br>>
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  • References:
    • Re: mulch
      • From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>

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