Re: Snaps was Re: [gardeners] Voting Soon?

Liz Albrook (
Thu, 9 Apr 1998 20:37:30 +0000

Kay Lancaster <> wrote:

> On Thu, 9 Apr 1998, Liz Albrook wrote:
> > believe my eyes so I took her a basket of forsythia stems and chatted 
> > her up about that camelia.  She doesn't do anything but throw some 
> > straw around the base for winter protection.  I almost cried when I 
> > saw it -- Grandma had one just like it.
> Did you ask her what her heating bill is?  I used to see stuff
> like that in Iowa, but only at the houses with no snow on the roof
> in winter...

You might be onto something there.  Her house has metal siding and 
most houses here have little to no insulation.  Hmmm.