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Re: Restraint

Well, I didn't party - except a burger at my sister's Sunday cuz my nephew
was home - but I didn't get as much done at home as you, Donna.  I spent
most of my time at the MG nursery.  8 hrs Friday (I worked Sat) another 4
hours Sunday and 5 hrs today.  However, I did get one small garden redone.
This is on the south side of my house.  I dug out a variegated red-twig
dogwood and a Diane Rose of Sharon and put in a bed of mostly items that
were given to me.  A Penstoemon from someone on the Santa Rosa forum,
Turkish Speedwell from the Hort Ed, a Phlox pan Starfire from a friend, and
3 kinds of Crocosmia and some glads from friends on this list.  I am hoping
that this position will provide more warmth for the Crocosmias.  I have had
glads survive the winter in this spot, so maybe I'll get lucky.  Thanks so
much to all of you.

neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, May 30, 2005 8:31 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Restraint

> As one who stayed home and worked in the garden all weekend...I think I
> should have gone out and partied instead!
> I am tired, I am sore, my fingers hurt since they are rubbed raw, didn't
> half what I thought I would done, but! Got all the annuals planted, the
> front corner new bed done, the shed cleaned out, the veggies are planted,
> the screen house roof is up, worked more on the pond, moved most of a
> truckload of dirt here and there, hum, I forget what else got done....and
> there is still a ton of stuff that needs to be done.
> Theresa-- did you ever find out how to 'age' retaining wall blocks? I
> thought I remember you asking... I would like to do something with the
> around the train layout.
> Donna
> >
> > Today was the Sarasota cactus and succulent society's annual show and
> > sale... and we didn't go. How's that for will power? Decided, instead,
> > to start working on a small begonia garden, which required removing
> > about half of a Surinam cherry that we brought from Washington when we
> > moved here.
> >
> > Glad we made that choice. Begonia garden should be very nice when
> > completed.
> >
> > 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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