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Re: Ball gardens.....addictions

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ball gardens.....addictions
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2005 12:21:59 -0600
  • References: <30678178.1130598876079.JavaMail.root@sniper2>

Well, he did DOWNsize didn't he?  The new plants were most likely smaller
than the ones he was selling.  Makes sense to me.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, October 29, 2005 9:14 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ball gardens.....addictions

> Hm...sounds good Pam, however, doesn't a person that joins AA or such
> actually WANT to stop????  I think most plant addicts are well aware of
> addiction, but don't have the will power or even the desire to actually
> Perhaps slow down maybe but stop??
> Helped out at a private plant sale of a friend....(the one that insisted I
> try bamboo)....who's wife told me that he was having such a huge sale
> he  was "downsizing" his yard.  That they wanted to travel now that they
> retired, and didn't want that much responsibility.  I was impressed and
> inspired by his will power, especially since he was selling off many  of
> long time prized plants.  However then at the end of the  sale the mailman
> arrived with a box of plants that had arrived in the mail,  that he  had
> to add to his collection.  Hmm.....so  much for downsizing, I thought.
When I
> asked about it, he said  that was his way of downsizing......get rid of
> plants, to get others.   Hm.....I guess that is a start....
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 10/28/2005 4:12:57 PM Central Standard Time,
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> When  Jesse lived down here we used to joke about starting a Texas chapter
> Gardeners Anonymous. LOL.
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