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Re: Ball gardens....designs

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ball gardens....designs
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 12:02:10 -0600
  • References: <29637116.1130505652875.JavaMail.root@Sniper29>

> Plus...as a friend says...the cobblers children have no shoes.
Norren, that made me think of our MG nursery.  I spent more time there this
season than in my own garden.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2005 7:20 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ball gardens....designs

> Oh how very true.  After all, one (interior or exterior designer)  has to
> create a well balanced,  asthetic, functional design around the  needs and
> of the client.  This is what makes it so interesting,  challenging, and
> unique.  No two designs are ever alike.  Most people  know exactly what
they need
> and want, but have no clue how to put it all  together.  The worst case
> scenario is when the client has no clue what they  want, or when the
couple has
> totally opposite tastes, but you can tell they are  very particular about
> Usually the interview process is much more  intensive then, and the design
> bigger challenge.
> I never show my gardens to potential clients, LOL.  I might  show pictures
> plants, or such, but I think I'd be out of business  otherwise.  Front is
> bad, mostly texas natives, and has to meet deed  restrictions...... but
> back....oh my!!!   It's either too  much water, too many plants, too
> looking, or something for most.   Only people that arent' overwhelmed and
> it are nature lovers,  or fellow plant addicts.  Would not be so bad, but
> have to take into  consideration, that the back yard is not just for us,
but has
> to share with  multiple animals....that alone is a challenge.
> Plus...as a friend says...the cobblers children have no shoes.
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 10/27/2005 11:02:28 PM Central Standard Time,
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> Noreen,  as a professional, you're more likely to make note of  such
> distinctions.  But just as I'm not fond of the choices of a  particular
> interior designer though that person may be well educated and  "trendy", I
> may not like a particular garden design, no matter how experty  performed.
> We all have different tastes.
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