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RE: Today in the garden

Yeah know Jim... you make Florida sound great while I freezing my butt off
in January.... but it seems that there is quite a few things about your neck
of the woods I don't have a clue about. Guessing one trip to Disney
yearssssss ago didn't quite capture the area.


> Well... a... hum. If you walk on them while unshod, they might be
> uncomfortable, Donna. But this is Florida. Can we all say "fire ants"?
> Thankfully, there are not fire ants everywhere, but unthankfully there
> is no law that requires them to identify their nests. So going unshod
> has risks beyond the discomfiture of bare feet on fresh shell paths.
> We can also buy quarried shell--that is, fossilized shell. It is
> available in a variety of grades that have to do with particle size.
> The premium grade [smallest particle size] is suitable for bare
> feet--almost like sand. But it costs about $60.00 a yard delivered and
> dumped in your driveway.

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