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Re: Genes greenhouse/ troughs

where do you get the fiber mesh?  I think we used chicken wire in the
troughs we made.  It was hard to work with and dangerous... I got stuck
several times.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 6:02 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT]Genes greenhouse/ troughs

> Hello Ceres,
>     I know about patching cement... have mixed it myself and purchased it
> tubes for small jobs. I do not know anything about it other that picked up
> some at the hardware store, used it and went on without thinking. So... so
> not have a decent answer for you on differences. yes, it is much more fine
> in texture. Supposed you could get it in 5 gallon buckets at the hardware
> store, use that if you choose. Have to give it a look.
>     We gave up on using hardware cloth in hypertufa. Too hard to work
> not worth the effort ..in my opinion. Do use fiber mesh in all troughs.
>     Gene E. Bush
> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> www.munchkinnursery.com
> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
> snip...
> >    There is a lady here in Iowa that is selling them in gift shops and
> > hers
> > are perfect.  She is doing even very small leaves making all sorts of
> > items.
> > Her finish is very fine and it has been guessed that she may be using
> > patching
> > cement.  I have no experience with this product so do not know how it
> > looks.
> > Are you familiar with it?
> >    I have used the wire mesh in the hypertufa but have also used the
> > fiberglass shreds.  The first one I made I didn't use either and it is
> > still good
> > after using approx 5 yrs.
> >    Ceres
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