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Re: Weekend of work...work...work!

Melody - good for you. Gardening is the greatest therapy, you're so
right. Sorry about the reason, but glad you got so much done. What did
you plant in your Tony's garden??

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Melody
Sent: 5/16/2004 6:53:24 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: [CHAT] Weekend of work...work...work!

> Well, all the plants I have bought over the past couple of weeks are now
> in the ground. Some new beds have been made, some old ones re-worked,
> lots of weeding done, took a way overgrown tree out. Planted Tony's
> garden...can't wait for it to germinate and grow. Got a lot of mulching
> done. Friday spent most of the afternoon/evening in the garden, all day
> Saturday, all day Sunday...finally came in after supper tonight figuring
> I'd gotten enough done. It was important for me to stay absolutely
> occupied all weekend, work myself into exhaustion, and fall into bed
> each night too tired to dream. It was the 4th anniversary of my older
> brother's suicide and I don't think I'd have made it if it weren't for
> my gardens...all the therapy in the world is there and the plants didn't
> care if I cried over them a little or a lot. Turns out, I didn't cry at
> all because there is such peace in hard work and such joy in working the
> ground. That's one of the things I love about gardening...it's almost
> always there when you really need it. And now I've managed to catch up
> on the list's email, so I'm set to start a new week from a pretty good
> place. Thank God!!
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
> --Albert Einstein
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