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Re: today

You sound like me.  I got the pavers ordered for our back patio 
finally!  I just couldn't stand the sand being tracked in the house 
anymore, and hell might freeze over before my husband finds a job.  So, 
enough of the waiting around for something to change, and on with 
living!!  Anyway, I'm taking Friday and Monday off of work and hope that 
4 days is enough to get them all laid.  I do need to call and reserve a 
brick saw tomorrow though- or else we won't get much done!  I'm sure 
I'll have a zillion more weeds in another week, but at least for now I'm 
(briefly) caught up.


Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:

>You are so WAY ahead of me with the weeding and I'm tickled for you.
>Honestly, I get two or three beds done and have another 6 or 7 to do and I
>already need to re-weed the first one.   I find I have the most weeds in the
>beds that were tilled.  The no-till beds (lasagna beds) have the fewest
>weeds even after all these years.  Any more beds or extensions to beds I
>make will be of the lasagna variety.
>Bill and I were hoping to get the new flooring into the family room.  We've
>got most of the prep work done, but there weren't enough hours for us to get
>the flooring down.  Plan B is to do that next weekend, hopefully.  (Grandboy
>Brenden will be taking his First Communion, so we'll have to see whether we
>need to postpone the flooring again.)
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
>Of Theresa
>Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 11:44 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] today
>Today is was just great here!  High 70's nice breeze.  This weekend I did
>manage to get the arbor powerwashed.  Also replaced the screen door on the
>front door, bought lattice to replace the fence boards on the side gates and
>the fake fence surrounding the AC unit. (didn't actually get around to
>replacing those, but maybe another weekend).  Also got the side patio area
>measured, so tomorrow PM I can finally go order the paver stones!!  I hope
>they can deliver this Friday, as I plan to take a 4-day weekend to get them
>all laid.  LONG overdue (like since last summer).  I'm so sick of seeing the
>sand bed and tracking sand in the house you just wouldn't believe it!  So,
>painting the arbor is on hold for now.
>Oh- I did manage to get the entire front and back gardens weeded!! Yeah!
>Donna wrote:
>>Well after an all out war on weeds yesterday, (they are still winning) 
>>I decided enough was enough and on to other things for today.
>>Why do I always buy the wrong annual plants?   I seem
>>to do this every year... buy what I like early in the season, then when 
>>it is time to plant, they somehow just don't go together or something. 
>>They are all nice in themselves, but somehow my containers just don't 
>>have 'that' look. sigh.
>>Pam (and others south) how do you put up with this heat!... Yesterday I 
>>thought I was gonna die keeping up with a 16yr old in the high 80 
>>something weather.
>>Seriously, quit early and layed on the couch for a couple hours!  Today 
>>it is 90 something, and already I am inside looking for somewhere cool 
>>at 1 in the afternoon... maybe I will go out there again later.
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