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Re: Now Welcome Liz!- was-cicada pictures

That's the way to start 'em.  I used to play in the dirt when my mom
gardened too.  Used to love to play with my army men.  Now I grow flowers
and play with army men on the computer...ok, so some of us never grow up.

David Franzman
A Touch of the Tropics
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Elizabeth Gessler" <lgeeyore@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 5:43 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Now Welcome Liz!- was-cicada pictures

> I have two daughters. They are 8 and 3. My 8 year old is very excited to
> able to have her own garden. My 3 year old just likes to play in the dirt,
> but I guess that is a start.
> Kitty- sorry about my sig. I'll make sure I drop it when I post to this
> group.
> Liz in PA
> -------Original Message-------
> From: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: 05/26/04 01:31:52
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Now Welcome Liz!- was-cicada pictures
> Liz: How old are your kids? My three are almost 12, nearly 10 (this
> week!), and 8 and they are all gardeners. Each of them gets to pick
> plants for the garden that are then "theirs" and it really helps them to
> feel like they "own" the gardens, too. My youngest is perhaps the most
> interested in it...she has the biggest section of the garden of the
> three of them and loves to show people "her" plants. :-)
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>   --- On Tue 05/25, Elizabeth Gessler < lgeeyore@comcast.net > wrote:
> From: Elizabeth Gessler [mailto: lgeeyore@comcast.net]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 22:54:54 -0400 (Eastern Standard Time)
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Now Welcome Liz!- was-cicada pictures
> Thanks Donna.<br><br>I haven't done any water gardening yet but I think
> that is what I'm looking<br>forward to the most. I'm trying to read up a
> lot on water gardens and try to<br>find out everything I can. Maybe that
> way I can keep my mistakes to a<br>minimum. I know I'll still make
> them.<br><br>I spent part of my time growing up in Maine on a lake. I
> love being on the<br>water and I'm hoping that I can recreate at least
> part of that feeling at<br>our new house.<br><br>I haven't done a large
> amount of gardening in the past. I had a small<br>vegetable garden at
> our old house and some basic plants around the front of<br>the
> house.<br><br>I have just recently become a stay at home Mom and I'm
> looking forward to<br>doing more gardening and involving my kids in
> it.<br><br>Liz in PA<br><br>PS- I love chatty groups<br><br>Re-elect
> Bush-Cheney in 2004<br><br>-------Original Message-------<br><br>From:
> gardenchat@hort.net<br>Date: 05/25/04 22:38:45<br>To:
> gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: RE: [CHAT] Now Welcome Liz!- was-cicada
> pictures<br><br>Welcome Liz!:)<br><br>Glad you joined us and hope you
> can tolerate the chattiness of this<br>group. You will not find a more
> knowledgeable and friendly group!<br><br>I would think between all of
> us, if you run into a problem, just ask...<br>someone here should know
> the answer. (they answered enough of mine!)<br><br>I built this house in
> 97 and it was a real experience for me. I was a<br>shade gardener, but
> there wasn't a tree on the property, so I learned<br>really quick how a
> plant can fry in the sun LOL!<br><br>What is your favorite type of
> gardening... mine is watergardening...<br>probably cause you don't have
> to worry about watering the plants....<br><br>Donna<br><br>><br>> Thanks
> Kitty. I guess I just jumped in without an intro. I am new<br>here.
> I<br>> just joined today.<br>><br>> I'm looking forward to learning a
> lot from everyone on the list. I<br>will<br>> admit that I don't have
> much experience to share but I will once we<br>move<br>> into our new
> house (once it's finally
> built). WE have bought 7 acres<br>and<br>> are<br>> building a house on
> it.<br>><br>> I plan to have a lot of fun with all types of gardening.
> We're lucky<br>to<br>> have<br>> a variety of enviroments on our new
> property. We have wetlands, shaded<br>> areas<br>> very sunny areas,
> rather dry areas. It will be fun to learn all the<br>> things<br>> I can
> do (and I'm sure I will make many mistakes along the way).
> I<br>also<br>> look<br>> forward to finally have a house that will get
> good light so I can grow<br>> plants inside.<br>><br>> Thanks for
> welcoming me.<br>><br>> Liz in
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