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Re: everybody outside today?

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] everybody outside today?
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2005 15:53:04 -0600
  • References: <10208960.1128973289210.JavaMail.root@sniper11>

Chris I've ordered yearly from JS/VE since 1990.  One of the best catalogs
around.  I get the bulbs for our MG sale from them too.  This time I had a
bunch of snake flowers, similar to a Chimchimcheree, left over.  I was going
to plant them, but now thinking I'll pot them for sale next year.  About Nov
10 they start their clearance sale.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Petersen" <chris@widom-assoc.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 1:52 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] everybody outside today?

> It's been raining all weekend (supposed to rain all week).  Besides rain,
> it's cold and damp inside.  For some reason, which I had better check out,
> took an almost cold shower today.  We keep the house quite cool as a rule.
> I tend to get cold easily, so there are lap robes on the couches and
> I almost always have a cat in my lap as well, but sometimes I still can't
> get warm. I'm a tad hypothyroid, so that doesn't help matters.
> I worked outside last week, but I have lots more to do! I have vowed to
> EVERYTHING in the ground, mulch spread, and garden paraphernalia cleaned
> before winter!
>  I couldn't find much in the way of bulbs locally, so today I spent a few
> hours looking through catalogs and placing an order with John Scheepers.
> I've never ordered from them before, but they had the best prices of the
> catalogs I had around.  Has anyone placed an order with them before?  They
> are connected with Van Engelen.
> Does anyone grow an allium that stays compact (maybe 15") and blooms in
> summer? One of my friends has two varieties that I'm lusting after! One is
> labeled A. 'Blue Skies', but I can't find it for sale anywhere.
> Christine Petersen   Northport, Long Island, New York
>  Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
> chris@widom-assoc.com
> My garden: http://photos.yahoo.com/chrispnpt
> Daylily Events: http://www.widom-assoc.com/flowers/index.html
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