Re: [gardeners] Pinetree

George Shirley (
Sat, 31 Jan 1998 08:37:24

At 06:43 AM 1/31/98 -0600, you wrote:
>When I wass teaching greenhouse management to high school agriculture
>teachers, a couple of the guys had found that hog mats worked fine.  These
>they purhcased at the farm supply store and were used to keep the baby pigs
>warm.  Said they were about half the price of the propagation mats, but
>that's been a few years ago.
>Barb Rothenberger
>Columbia, Mo,
There's generally an alternative to every expensive gardening toy we know
of. I'm in the process of forging my own "whiffler" hoe out of some scrap
barrel strapping. Miz Anne's next oldest brother is an electronics engineer
of long standing and does blacksmithing and coopering as a hobby. Almost
full time now that he has retired from the gummint. Check out his web page