Re: [gardeners] Weather and gardens

Michael & Bambi Cantrell (
Sun, 12 Sep 1999 00:07:43 -0400

Sounds like a wonderful day, George.  I love seeing old
friends too. :-)    
I went to the Plant Delights open house today with my oldest
child.  We had a good time looking at their display gardens
and choosing plants.   Got some rain lilies, and some plants
to go around the pond.
Now to find time to plant them........
The vegetables didn't do well this year due to drought and
I have mostly lurked on all the lists this summer due to
time and family and work constraints.  
I've enjoyed reading everyone's posts and laughing
as some of the escapades.    Hope this finds everyone
well and life being good.  

Coastal Carolina

>Our days and nights right now are mostly very pleasant, ideal for
>gardening. Temperatures drop into the low-to-mid seventies at night and
>back up into the high eighties by 2 or 3 pm until about an hour before
>Got out this morning and picked a small bucket of mixed chiles for
>chopping and freezing. Was beginning to pick some herbs for drying when
>the phone rang and we found out some old friends were coming by. Had not
>seen them since about 1987 and they were in the area for an RV rally. Ed
>and I worked together shift for shift for several years back in the
>sixties and seventies so we are pretty close. We've stayed in touch in
>the usual ways over the years, Xmas cards, etc.
>After a nice visit of a few hours duration Miz Anne, Sleepy, and myself
>took a nice nap. Piled up on the floor in close proximity. After that it
>was back out to the garden to do some more work and to clean the kitchen
>up. I had made an emergency gumbo when I heard they were on the way and
>just left the kitchen messy. It's always nice to visit with friends. Ed
>and Marilyn no longer garden as they are into RVing now. They did seem
>to enjoy the guided tour to our gardens and Marilyn particularly enjoyed
>the flower beds.
>Tomorrow morning it will be up early and finish with the herbs, some
>crowder peas that need picking and yanking out some stuff that is dying
>anyway. Think I'll go down to the feed store after that to see what they
>might have in winter plants. Bout time to plant broccoli and cabbage
>Life is good.