Re: [gardeners] What would you do?

George Shirley (
Thu, 19 Feb 1998 11:24:14

At 11:22 PM 2/18/98 +0000, you wrote:
>> Catharine and Bambi question the "Empress of Clean"
>Please don't tell me its too late for me to reform.
>As a recovering neat-freak, your pity-empathy-sympathy-encouragement 
>are needed as I make my way (hopefully in mud stained boots) through 
>the 12 Steps. 
>Actually, at the moment, I have a potted azalea, an enormous cactus, 
>several philodendron plants, and two poinsettias growing in pots, 
>with dirt, in various living areas (not counting the screened 
>porch).. Only the azalea is enthroned in pretty paper with a bow (the 
>way it arrived as a Valentine); the others are all old residents.  A 
>small Step, it is true, but give me time.  One day I'll bring the 
>artichoke and lupine seedlings into the living quarters.
>So what's a couple of roses in pots? Think of them as a decorative 
>statement.  Pat
Well, there goes Catharine's last good reason for general housekeeping.
Looks like the dust bunnies will get the dog next.

George, grinning and picking