Re: [gardeners] What would you do?

Margaret Lauterbach (
Thu, 19 Feb 1998 07:02:06 -0700

At 10:47 PM 2/18/98 +0000, you wrote:
>Ma wrote:
>>Be hospitable.  Invite them into the living room. Gardeners aren't
>>housekeepers.  What is a little mud compared with roses in June?
>Oh, Lord!! Now I know I have a fever. I am hallucinating when I read notes 
>like this from The Empress of Clean. Mother, confess: no mud has ever 
>dared cross your doorstep, and I've never seen you invite the roses into 
>the living room except properly dunked into vases.
>Catharine, the messy one in the family.
Now, now.  People have a right to loosen up when the time is right.
Besides, as Liz pointed out, it's not HER living room.  Margaret