Re: [gardeners] Back to the land of the living

Rosemary Carlson (
Mon, 27 Apr 1998 22:46:33

Lucinda and all: I, too, am still grading (school here isn't over until May
15....AACCKK!!!!!). So - I will NOT be back to the land of the living for
2.5 more weeks....if I live that long.


At 09:16 PM 4/27/98 -0400, you wrote:
>At 06:29 PM 27-04-98, you wrote:
>>At 04:36 PM 4/27/98 +0000, you wrote:
>>>The wretched Herb Sale is OVER!!!! We sold 3000+ plants in 2 hours.
>>>I can now have time to a) read e-mail, b) reply to e-mail, c) sleep, d) 
>>>eat, e) get my garden into some sort of order.
>>>Catharine, who has missed you guys.
>>I, for one, was beginning to think the Herb Ladies had finally driven you
>>into the mountains. Just a small question. Do you now harbor, or will you
>>ever harbor, an intention to do another herb sale?
>Take the pledge, Catharine
>>George, wondering if everyone is out in the garden
>I wish I were.  See last message.  I did get some lily of the valley dug up
>for a friend and will plant something in the little box where it was.  It
>was the last bit left along my driveway.  The smell in June was heavenly,
>but they turned rusty and ratty for most of the rest of the summer.  I have
>sedum there now, mostly, and climbing roses above going up the wall (sort
>Another mysterious spring -- what is going to come up where?  The squirrels
>moved even more bulbs than usual, it seems, and I am getting new surprises
>every day in the bulb line, not to mention the native plants which always
>invade and pop up here and there.  I don't think it would take very long
>for wild nature to reclaim this patch of garden, but then, it's rather
>'rustic' to begin with.
>I did also get some, almost enough, dirt removed from one big box so I can
>crowbar it apart and move it to its new spot.  Maybe by the weekend.
>Lettuce is doing well, and I lost almost none of the lavender foliage.