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RE: A lovely weekend


Geesh-- everything is blooming there!  Scale back your veggie garden, you
have to be kidding... it is bigger than my whole back yard! 

Ok, I am just jealous... looks great! :)

Donna

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT
> Sent: Monday, May 15, 2006 9:31 PM
> To: 'gardenchat@hort.net'
> Subject: [CHAT] A lovely weekend
> 
> It's so nice to have good weather again. I'm reading about the floods in
> the
> east and hoping no one is getting too much water. Here it was warm -
> almost
> hot - and not windy, practically a miracle.
> As you've all read about a hundred times by now, I scaled back my
> vegetable
> garden. I thought it would be less work. What I didn't know was that the
> critters are determined to eat the stuff I do have, so it's more work than
> ever trying to salvage stuff. I've not had problems like this in years. My
> lettuces are flat (I'm putting up protection), the soybeans are gone (I
> replanted under Reemay), the peas are nibbled (I'm just hoping for mercy).
> At least they don't like tomatoes or onions, and the peppers are under
> Reemay, so perhaps we'll have salsa later this summer. The corn grew fast
> enough they couldn't eat that to the ground, but it's all field corn
> husband
> planted for fun- and bought from the feed store at that - so who knows
> what
> the ears will be like. Everything else I planted so late that it's all
> under
> Reemay too. Ah well, what would life be without these little challenges.
> The front looks great, well there are a couple weeds here and there. I did
> hack off the big grass seed heads most places just to give myself more
> time
> to get in there and dig out the clumps.  And I took some pix. There's a
> couple of the veg garden in there too.
> http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/gardencatalogs/album?.dir=/1df6scd&.src=ph&;.
> to
> k=phm193EBB2C1tJf9
> 
> Cyndi
> 
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