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Re: Re: bringing the yard inside

I'm trying to see if I can make it through October w/out turning on the
heat.  It's about 61 F in the house when I get up in the morning.  But if it
drops below 60, I may just have to break down.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 7:51 PM
Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] bringing the yard inside

> Neither am I Marge, neither am I. Never am though. 70 is borderline too
> chilly for me and it never got above 65 all day here. UGH I'm going to
> freeze to death in Claremore at the end of the month.
> Pam Evans
> Kemp, TX
> zone 8A
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Marge Talt
> Sent: 10/14/2004 3:31:10 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ceres/bringing the yard inside
> I had to laugh.  All summer, my DH's car has been sitting in the
> parking area on account of my using his half of the garage for garden
> stuff and having a cart full of plants plus numerous flats sitting
> out in front of the door:-)  My half of the garage is the garden
> half; greenhouse is attached to 'my' door and the rest of the space
> is full of pots, bags, containers, potting bench,
> tools...stuff...well, I've had the whole thing this summer and am now
> spoiled.  Like Kitty, I have got to clear out the stuff so his car
> can get in...when?
> Greenhouse needs organizing and hosing down.  Like Zem, looks like
> next week is mad moving of pots week as our temps are slated for the
> low 40s at night and they don't like that...means a hysterical window
> cleaning binge on top of pot hauling so the poor things have some
> light.
> I do not look forward to this time of year - everything is looking so
> lush and happy and I have to dismantle the display and bring the poor
> guys in where they survive but are NOT happy campers until they can
> get outside again...where did this growing season go?  I am NOT ready
> for winter!!!
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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> > From: Zemuly@aol.com
> > In a message dated 10/13/2004 7:43:49 PM Central Standard Time,
> > kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> >
> > I need  to clear out the garage.  The car has to go  in.
> >
> >
> >
> > I wish I had a garage to clean. :-) I will probably bring in my
> tropicals
> > next week.  First I have to move stuff around on my tiny enclosed
> porch  where
> > there are six cat boxes.  Then we bring in the plants.  There  are
> six big
> > brugmansias, a Persian jasmine, a mango tree, night blooming
> jasmine  and a huge
> > anthurium all in large pots.  I have learned to fill them with
> pine cones and
> > cover that with chicken wire to discourage their being used as
> litter boxes
> > by the cats.  There are also a number of hanging baskets and
> smaller pots that
> > will be placed on tables and chairs hopefully out of harms  way.  I
> also plan
> > to follow your instructions on storing the  caladiums.  I might get
> it all
> > done.
> >
> > zem
> > zone 7
> > West TN
> >
> >
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