Re: [gardeners] re: Dumb Question now New House

Allen and Judy Merten (
Fri, 02 Oct 1998 23:34:45 -0500

Hi All,
    This is unbelievable. Joe Shmuck would rather buy a house with a lawn
that looks like a put-put golf course? I guess so they can hire a lawn
service to come mow, fertilize, pestisize and have most of it run down the
gutter when it rains.
    Bastrop Co.,Tx
    Zone 8

Victoria Okeef wrote:

> This is not good to hear, Rosemary. I'm putting my house up for sale next
> spring and thought the gardens would help sell the house. So instead of
> doing stellar work out there this past season to make it look nearly
> perfect next spring, I should have been ripping everything out and
> planting grass. Lord but I hate grass! Don't people know it takes more
> work in the long run. It's got to be mowed weekly, fertilized, and
> watered. My perennial gardens take a lot less work than all that.
>  This is all so discouraging.
> Vicki in Seattle