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Re: tolerance of lack of same/ alone

Wish I could have put the canna tubers in the washing machine. DH wanted me to separate and dry his variegated canna tubers (growing in a plastic basket in the pond) in an attempt to overwinter them dormant. Picture me, in the driveway, temperature in the low 40's, first cutting away the basket, then pulling away wet clay and pebbles from the roots with my hands, followed by a vigorous hosing away of the rest. Then had to separate the individual tubers with brute strength and set them aside to dry. Finally had to clean up the mess in the driveway. Whole process took me 2 hours. Never again. Don't care if he did spend $30.00 for the original tuber!
On Tuesday, November 25, 2003, at 10:57 PM, pdickson wrote:

I have friends who grow luffa gourds and they wash them in their washing
machine.... have you ever tried that?
but then I also have a friend who grows a lot of spinach and they wash big
batches of spinach in the washing machine too...
Just had to share that.... most of the time I just read and learn....
Have a great thanksgiving all, I feel very blessed to be able to learn so
much from all of you!
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