Re: [gardeners] small victories

Jane Burdekin (
Mon, 1 Feb 1999 12:24:28 -0600

>At 10:14 AM 2/1/99 -0600, you wrote:
>>I'm glad to hear your peppers are up.  I got mine planted yesterday so I
>>will look later this week and see if anything is up.  I didn't see any
>>sprouts this morning when I looked, maybe too early.   I just got my
>>propagating mat this year and set it up on a wooden table.  Hopefully that
>>will be ok, if not I will follow your advise on the aluminum sheet.
>>Jane (where it's cold and grey and windy and we are expecting white showers
>>later today)
>Jane, note that was expanded aluminum.  Expanded any metal would have
>worked.  The finished product has diamond-shaped holes, sort of a coarse
>screen.  I think a solid aluminum sheet would have caused the same problems
>that the plain formica top did.  Margaret

Thanks, I'll keep that in mind.  Jane