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UPDATE: May - Garden Circle Exchange Ring

Posted by sandlapper_rose z7B-8A SC (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 30, 06 at 16:31

Time for our May postings...

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...and let's see who has a May birthday: abcgirltx on May 19 and giverny on May 20... Anyone else?

Have a wonderful month of May!


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I mailed my package out to Alicia on April 27th. USPS tracking number 0305 0830 0002 4993 5168.


Happy Birthday Alicia!

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Good morning Suzanne!

Your May box is on it's way ~ Conformation #0305-0830-00004-0712-3550. Enjoy! Marie


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Thanks to Jeanne for a fun filled box of plants and goodies! I need to go off and plant so I will post more details later!!! I am such a happy planter today!! Rain just finished so off I go to play in the dirt!


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Package is in the mail to Mellen.Conf#0305 27100003 1676 2872
Still nothing perishable but hopefully "Soon"
BB


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Marie, Got my package today. Thank you, Thank you. Was so excited in getting it, that when the mail person came I took off my gardening gloves opened your box, and went right back to planting what you gave me with out my gloves!

In the package was wonderful goodies. blueberry plants, blue hydrangia, froggy fence(so cute) ceramic dodad with battery operated tea light with butterflys on it.Is alot nicer than I could ever discribe. two hanging plastic baskets kit for butterflys. soap for those oh, so dirty hands from gardening all day. *smile Plus goodies for the kids.

Hope all are enjoying playing in the dirt.


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Suzanne ~ so glad it arrived on your day off and you enjoyed all the blueberries :)

My catalog orders are starting to arrive (grin) but we have had over an inch of rain since yesterday and it is WAY to muddy to even weed!! It is suppose to continue through Sunday - good & bad. So no dirt playing for me this weekend but when the sun comes out, watch out weed :)

Have a great weekend,
Marie


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Your package is on it's way miss Julie!
Be sure to open as soon as you can, as what's in the box needs outta there and in the dirt a.s.a.p. :))

Conf. # 0305 2710 0002 2778 4727

~Summer


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Ann,
I put a package of plants in the mail to you today. Conf Number 03060320000476069930. I experimented a little on the packing so let me know if things don't arrive in good shape and I will remail.

Karen


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Deb,

sorry I haven't posted sooner, but I did receive my May package, thank you so much. I love the crackle glass candle dish, and am already burning the candle which smells yummy! The bath stuff is great, pina colada fragrance. And a really cool mouse pad with attached note pad, I've never seen anything like it before. A very nice box indeed, thank you very much!

And the sunflower seed kit you sent me last month is sprouting, so I've got to put those in the ground in the next day or two.

Marie, I'm heading for San Diego on business and will be there for a little over a week, so I'll get your box out when I get back.

Hope everyone has a great weekend!

Alicia


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  • Posted by mellen 4a/5-ctrl. IA (My Page) on
    Sun, May 7, 06 at 0:38

A box from my wonderful pal, Beth, came today. Beth, thank you so much for all that you sent. I love the beautiful flowered Alaska mug. That will be a real keepsake! I've already been using the cucumber melon hand lotion-it is just about my favorite scent, I think. The coffe scented candles smell heavenly, too. The teacher plaque is so very special, too. THANK you! I have also already hung the patriotic wind sock, and the patriotic bear is sitting on our Hoosier cabinet-very cute. : ) Thank you for sending the two magazines. They are GREAT! I do get Garden Gate mag. now, but I just signed up this year so the one you sent was fantastic. The other mag. has so much great info. in it, too, that it is hard to put down!!! Now, the candy you sent is just a hoot and a half. First of all the name fits me to a T right now. "Crack Ups" LOL THAT is ME, for sure! Even the pictures on the package fit--the faces with the crossed eyes and their tongues sticking out?!? I just tried the grape flavor. It is sooo COOOOOOOLLLLL!!!!! You pour it in your mouth, you chomp down on the particles with your mouth open, and you make this loud popping noise! HAHAHAHAHA!!! I'm going to have to take these to school to share with my lady friends! Right now school is driving me NUTTY!!!!! Waaaayyyy too much paperwork. I didn't get home til 9:00 on Friday night. Now is that nuts? Lady also thanks you for the dog chews. She doesn't get them very often. Thanks also for the zinnia and dianthus seeds. Again, I am very, very grateful for your thoughtfulness and generosity. Thank you, Mary Ellen


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April Showers bring May flowers...
well, we didn't get our April Showers,
but it has been raining most of the day today
so I know there are some happy flowers!
I hope everyone had a good weekend.
Is there anyone who did not received something from her pal in April? I sure hope not, but please let me know if there is a problem.

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Alicia ~ Chicago, San Diego .... hhhmmm I think you just enjoy traveling :) Have fun and don't worry about waiting - you always send wonderful stuff.

Marie


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Thanks Summer!
I recieved a wonderful bunch of healthy live plants from my pal Summer. I recieved:
Caladium
Black Mondo Grass
Lily of the Valley
Black Eyed Susans
Big Blue Liriope
and last but not least...Hosta "Francee"

Have them all in the ground and hope they do well!
Thanks again, Summer, they were just what I needed!
Susan, I'm waiting on delivery for a couple of your gifts this month. Wanted to make it special since it's your birthday month and all ;)
Will get your box out as soon as they arrive.
Julie


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Just wanted to let My Friend pedalpusher Know that
It will be Monday May 15th when I hope to get your Box in the mail .
I'm waiting for a special box with your special plant to arrive this week I hope :)) we have rain & looks as if we will be wet till sunday . Really need this rain :)) .

Happy Gardening to all /GREAT BOXES OUT THERE :))
susie


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Susie! You're back. Was waiting to hear from you since I know you were away last week. Will get your May box out this weekend if all goes well. Glad you're getting rain. We're getting a good few days of it right through the weekend with some heavy stuff expected. But the gardens don't seem to mind in the least.
Will post here when I get your box out.
Ann


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Thanks ann No Hurry as long as it is rainy there let them grow :))) I'll Help with the postage :)) Love Lg
Plants :)) this rain is so Needed & I was in need of another break also :)) .

just trying to get caught up in house work today
on a lunch break .
just wanted to poke in & say hi to everyone & read about the boxes . :))

Happy Gardening to all
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Dee, your package is on its way.

Is pouring here now, not like cats and dogs more like the zoo. So no weeding today, and tomorrow don't look much better.

Now have orioles and grosbeaks at the feeders though, so now I can enjoy watching them, seeing how I can't be outdoors. Well could, if wanted to look like a drounded rat again, one day of that this week is enough. :) Good day for housework like Susie said above.

Suzanne



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So what the heck do May showers bring? LOL! It's been raining off and on here since yesterday, supposed to continue for a couple of days. I want it to stop, I've got tons of planting to do and we were going to finally finish the deck this weekend. Waaaaaahhhhhh! :-(

Still haven't mailed my package this month, but it will be in the mail by this weekend (Sandlapper/Jeanne, watch for it next week).

Hope you are all having a wonderful time in your gardens.


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Hi everyone.
I wanted to let Karen know her box of wonderful plants arrived on Monday. Phlox David, Clara Curtis Chrysanthemum (How did you know I've been wanting this for so long????), and a nice mix of daylilies that I can't wait to see bloom. I just love getting boxes of plants. My favorite kind of mail! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!
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Happy May everyone =)

Summer, I will be sending your package later this week. Sorry I haven't been able to email you, my computer is on the fritz =( I can't send anything through yahoo at the moment, but I can read my email at least! Anyway, I will be sure to include some draceanas for you =)
I may be able to use the library computer Monday and email you then. Are your glads coming up? Mine are about three inches high now, soon to be much taller after all this rain!

Jeanne, I will get in touch with you about the traveling bubble mailers robin as soon as I can =)

Happy gardening all!
Shannon


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Shannon,
Summer's computer is having problems too. Tis the season, I believe. Mine's having fits and starts. Have to time my submit clicking with a connection LOL
Anyway, one of the last things she was able to do, I believe, was to email me and tell me she was having puter problems. Just wanted to let you & everyone know.
Julie


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Susie,
Dropped your May package in this morning's mail. Should get to you on Monday. Enjoy!
Ann


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Debbie's wonderful package arrived today and I want to thank her. She sent some beautiful things. First off was a lovely wooden fairy hanging. It is just georgeous. Then some absolutely beautiful stationary. It had flowers and hummingbirds on the note cards and some extra sheets of paper on a pad with the some design around it. Even the back of the envelopes are decorated. Next, a lovely clear glass globe outdoor candle holder. I think the shadows it will cast will be wonderful. And finally a windowsill herb growing kit and topping it off, a wonderful note. Debbie, I couldn't be happier with all your choices. I am so lucky to have you for my special pal!


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Happy Birthday to all the Mothers and to all the ladies who take on the role of "mom" even if they are not the actual mom. I hope you have a wonderful day - especially my pals Jan and Kelli.


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To all women AND men who are mom's in some way to a child or children, I wish you a
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Hi all Happy Mother's Day!
Beth I haven't forgotten you...I am sending a package out on Monday. I have been waiting as I thought maybe I would be sending it to a different address but I now know that will be for next month!! I hope all is going well for you!!
Also a note to my pal....I am so enjoying the plants you sent and have them planted outside and they are doing well...loving all the recent rain we have had!! I so enjoy the smell of the pineapple sage! Just love it!! I am enjoying my new mister as it sits by my kit. sink and sure comes in handy!! not to mention so pretty too! I hope all is going well for you. I am hanging in there. With all the rain comes sinus problems but thats ok as we really did need the rain. I'm just not sure we needed 5 days of it and it looks like 5 more days of it!!


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Hope everyone had a wonderful Mother's Day.

Shannon,

Well, I have a connection temporarily, though it will probably go off again any time. They suspect there's a problem with the wiring, there's a guy coming over Wednesday to see if he can fix it. Here's hoping.
But yes, all four types of the glads you sent are up!! The wine & roses are about a foot tall! I am really excited to see them grow. Hope you get your computer fixed soon as well, so you can e-mail me sometime!

Julie,

Have you gotten your computer fixed? Hurry up and get a new provider woman! I am still waiting to hear about your trip. *taps foot* LOL j/k ;)

Well, hope everyone is out enjoying their gardens!

~Summer


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A big May thank you to my pal, Kelli. A BIG box arranged today and inside was a 'Jane' Magnolia. I just finished looking up some information about it and will need to find just the right spot to show off the pretty Spring flowers. She also sent some candy, garden shears, and some handmade note paper with flowers. So pretty and thanks so much!

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I hope everyone had a good Mother's Day. We had some terrible storms several times during the day and I know other parts of the country did as well. Hope no one in the group had major problems.
Those of you with computer problems, I hope your computer gets well soon. We sure do miss our computers when they don't work right; don't we?


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Hi
ANN Recieved the great plants all in very good shape thank you .
ann sent me toad lily I Really Like that one :)) & A Siberian IRIS SNOW QUEEN My 1st Siberian iris :)) so pleased . & A Lg Leaf Corrugated Hosta .
thank you & I Have them planted in between the rain today .

Carmen PLEASE Don't give up on me they say sunshine by sat :)) & I will get your plants in the mail .
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Suzanne,

Thank you so much for another wonderful box of surprises! She sent Miss Oklahoma cannas and Grand Cru lily which are going to be beautiful and already planted between rains!!! I also received some plant markers (much needed always), a pruning shear (which I was going to go get one soon), a very pretty garden stake with a basket of flowers and "welcome" on it (this is going in the bed right by the front door), and pretty stationery. I have a wonderful supply of yummy chocolate fudge "Go Tarts" for that extra energy boost after out planting and a new assortment of green teas for a relaxing cup after work. She remembered Mickey the ever so spoiled dog too with his own selection of new treats! :)

Suzanne, thank you so very much! Hope I haven't forgotten anything...I love everything! You have mail.

hugsssssssss,
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Stephanie,
I haven't forgotten about you just still looking for the right thing. I will be shipping soon though. Thanks for being so understanding. Have a great week.
Carman


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I'm a few hours early, abcgirltx, but have a Happy Birthday tomorrow. I hope you have a wonderful year ahead!

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Alicia,

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Alicia,

I hope your birthday was everything you expected!

Marie


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I'm going to post these Happy Birthday wishes early once again. Happy Birthday, giverny!!! I hope you have a wonderful birthday tomorrow.

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Happy Birthday abcgirltx. I hope it's a good one.


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Happy Birthday Giverny!
I hope you're having a wonderful day.


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Happy Birthday Alicia and Giverney

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  • Posted by mellen 4a/5-ctrl. IA (My Page) on
    Sat, May 20, 06 at 22:05

Happy, Happy Birthday to Both of you WONDERFUL Ladies!!!!

Mellen/Mary Ellen


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  • Posted by mellen 4a/5-ctrl. IA (My Page) on
    Sat, May 20, 06 at 22:12

Beth, I received a box of thEEEEE most AWESOME daylilies from you! I was so shocked and thrilled and overwhelmed. It brought a lump to my throat that someone would be so thoughtful and generous. You already DID enough for my BD. THANK you over and over! These are the day's that Beth sent: Codyted, Island Hopping, Frozen Jade, and Peach Pinwheel. Yes, I will try to remember to check on the jade for a scent. Maybe you can "nudge" my memory, too? Thank you oodles and bunches! Mary Ellen

P.S. I also wrote to you and Jeanette on your Seed Swap.


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Ohhhh Mary Ellen,
What a nice assortment of Daylilies! Beth really outdid herself! Is Frozen Jade green?

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Happy Birthday, Giverny! Hope your birthday today was as wonderful as mine was yesterday. And thanks for all the birthday wishes; even if the day hadn't been so perfect, y'all would have made turning 45(!!!) much easier. I am in love with a wonderful man from Chicago, and he flew in to take me out to dinner for my birthday and to buy me something sparkly (no, not THAT!).

Marie, I'll get your box together in the next couple of days and send you some things I think you will like. Hope you all have a great weekend!

Alicia


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Whoooo whoooo Alicia! How exciting! Thanks for the birthday greetings y'all... Welll my birthday was not as exciting as Alicias but very nice. My daughter presented me with a bunch of plants, my son just got his license and took me out for surprise ice cream treat which was cute, and we all went out to dinner last night....hey by the way I just turned 46 myself and I am originally from Chicago. Like Chicago guys, married one...... lol.
p.s. to Debbie, your box will go out this week. ;)


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Mellen, so glad you like daylilies too. I'm crazy for them and it was fun to pick some for you.
Deb, no frozen Jade is not green. It's yellow with a green heart. More like lemon custard with key lime in the middle. Who knows how they pick these names. It is listed as being one of the more fragrant ones and stays open later in the day then many others.
Hope all you May babies had great days. May is a fine month for Birthdays My oldest daughter's BD was this week too but I don't want to talk about that. Makes me feel positively Ancient!!!
Jan, Girl where are you??? Not seeing you on here much. Hope that means you are out in the garden soaking up sunshine.


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Debbie your confirmation #is A.) 0300 6000 0000 9316 2592 or B.) 0300 6000 0000 9316 2608. ( I did not put the names on receipts, and posted 2 boxes today. geez louise. )


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  • Posted by mellen 4a/5-ctrl. IA (My Page) on
    Mon, May 22, 06 at 15:59

Vee, I will work on getting your box done tonight so it can go out in tomorrow's mail. I don't want to get kicked out of this exchange!!! Mellen


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I'm going maaaaaaaaaaaaaaad here! I finally have a connection and missed everyone's birthdays....BELATED HAPPY BIRTHDAYS!
gotta make this quick since I don't know how long I'll be able to post...but wanted to let Susan know she should be recieving her package today or tomorrow! (mailed it Saturday)
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Belated Happy Birthdays from me, too, to all the birthday people!!

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We finally have our computer up and working again. The cable guy came and it looks as though he fixed it. Here's hoping it sticks!

Hope everyone is having a great time out in their gardens, and staying busy planting lots of seedlings.

Can you believe it is almost June? We are almost halfway through this exchange already. Hard to believe!

Well, have a nice day everyone.

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HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY TO ALL

Carman Your May box is in the mail You should have by thursday or friday PLEASE Let me know you got this message :)) I don't want live plants in the post office this long weekend .
So Please let me know .
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Greetings All, I got another cool package from Julie/Bojo ----(which is a good thing 'cause its stinkin' hot here today!) First off a cute/funny birthday card, A huge shaker jug of wildflowers for Butterflies and Hummingbirds, covers 50 sq. ft., I have just the place for it too I am going to trot out to the side yard early a.m. and shake away, then water it in....2 great gardening books, "Year - Round Gardening Projects" from Horticulture Magazine's Monthly "Step-by-Step" column, I am particularly interested in "laying a flagstone path", "rooting buddleia", "raising ferns from spores"?! "dividing daylilies" "training a standard lantana" "raising a clematis"....and Sunset's "Florida Top 10 garden guide" which has the plants most likely to thrive in the Florida garden (yea!!) and the most important tasks in the Garden each season which I truly need since I take copious notes and still can't remember what to do when. Both books are chock full of photos and drawings illustrating the directions. I love that. When in doubt I usually just weed and water.lol. Anyways these books are truly appreciated and I am going to have a tough time getting anything house work related done this week but I will enjoy myself thoroughly. Especially since the teens are "angst ridden" this week, I can use the break! The box arrived this afternoon and I would have reported earlier but I have been holed up trying to be inconspicuous reading in the corner ....shhhhhhh!!!Thanks Julie!!!:) /Susan


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Debbie your box finally went out today, May is just going too fast, sorry I am so late. Mellen don't worry I am slow this month alsoHosted by FileHigh.com Carol


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Susan, I'm so glad you like the books. I knew you said earlier in the year you liked all garden reading material and searched high and low trying to find ones that were truly helpful and easy to follow. (I've gotten some that all I could think of is "yeah, right, they want me to do what?!?! LOL)
I'm not real sure about seeds in Florida and when to start or do you guys every stop? LOL But, I figured it was hot down that way so didn't want to send live plants.
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Carol,
Your box arrived!
In the box was a bath set, wood brush/pumice stone, nail kit.
Seeds-zinnias, columbine, formosa lily, hosta (mix).
Dahlia tubers...what was the white powdery stuff on the tubers- a fungicide of some sort? This is my first year growing Dahlia's, so I'm wondering how to store/prepare them when fall arrives.
I didn't know they needed to be coated with anything, so thanks for any info!

I also received a package of sticky notes, journal!

Thanks so much Carol!

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Deb, I am happy you liked your box, The white stuff is coke.
a fungicide for bulbs to prevent rot, the way I sent them is my winter storage method, they are great late summer bloomers and cut flowers, the more you cut the more they produce. what kinds of plants do you want? I aim to please
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Carol,
LOL!
I'll take any plants, I'm not picky! I'm still redoing our front landscape (so have plenty of room for anything). I'm sort of going with the cottage garden theme, which is great because almost anything can go in it!

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  • Posted by mellen 4a/5-ctrl. IA (My Page) on
    Fri, May 26, 06 at 0:36

Carol, I didn't get your box out. Ran out of time getting ready for the retirement BBQ we had at our house last night. Had about 30 people here! Due to the long holiday week-end, your box will go out on Tuesday. Promise! My dad has been here while my mom is in Texas with one of my sisters. He has been planting my cannas for me. DH plowed then disked an acre plus for me for my daylilies. In the middle of it for "decoration" he put an old hay rake. I bought a variety of cannas to plant around it which is what my dad did yesterday. Today it rained on and off all day so no work outside. Tomorrow he is planning to plant more cannas around an old John Deere running gear that was my great-grandfather's. Guess where I got my love of gardening? Have a beautiful week-end, my friend. Mary Ellen


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Kelli: I got your package out today. I hope you enjoy the contents!!

Carman: No problem... as you can see, I'm woefully behind this month too!

All: I've got to share my very first Mother's Day (or pre-mother's day, depending on how you look at it). My husband made me homemade blueberry pancakes and brought them to me in bed (where I was still asleep). He also gave me two cards: a really sweet one and a really funny one! And yes, I know not to get too spoiled with that treatment... but I'll enjoy it while I can =)

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Mellen (and other dahlia-lovers):
I think the dahlia tubers you gave me last year survived!!!! I finally got around to looking in the bag where I was storing them, and while I definitely could've done a better job of storing them, all 5 of them have "eyes" and one even sprouted a little!! I'm putting them in this weekend. The dahlias were an unexpected favorite last year, so I'm very happy about their survival! Maybe this year I'll even stake them before they get 4' tall =)

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Shannon, Jeanne and all,

Our SassyD has had a difficult week with the death of her uncle and other things. Earlier this evening, she and hubby received a call that there had been storm damage in the early evening at their river home. She didn't have time to post as they were leaving immediately to check on damage. I hope she won't mind my letting you all know. Shannon, your May pkg. will likely be a bit late.

Everyone please keep her and her family in your thoughts and prayers.

~Dee


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Sassy dear...take care and know I'm thinking of you!
Julie


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Diane,
Your in my thoughts and prayers too! Post when you can!

Hugs!

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God Bless you Diane, hope all is well....


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May God bless you during these trying times in your life, Sassy. And know that everyone here is thinking of you.

I received my May package from Shannon today.
An adorable notepad in the design of a pretty green dress, and a post-it pad that looks like matching shoes. It is so cute. :))
And some dracaena's. Thank you so much Shannon, I really needed some low-light houseplants, and these will be great. I hope they do well for me, as I seem to have trouble keeping anything alive inside the house; with the exception of golden pothos, and a christmas cactus that looks good but doesn't bloom, lol.

Hope you get your computer problems resolved soon so you can drop me a line sometime. Hope you are doing well, that your ws'ing has been a success, and that the sunroom is coming along well.
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I received a nice card & package from Giverny yesterday.

She sent me seeds, peat pellets, plant food spikes, organic plant food, garden tool set & plant markers. What a great assortment of garden "must have' things.
She also sent some "fun" to have things. A beautiful hand painted sign with flowers & Debbie's Garden on it. Last but not least, some yummy chocolate.

Thanks Susan for the great package. I loved all of it. I've started some of the seeds already. I've finished some of the chocolate already. LOL


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Diane,
You're in my thought & prayers also.


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Carman I do hope you got your package before the weekend .
I will check conf# tomorrow .
susie


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  • Posted by mellen 4a/5-ctrl. IA (My Page) on
    Mon, May 29, 06 at 23:59

Carol, Your package is going out in tomorrow's mail. FINALLY!!! Sandlapper Rose, please don't kick me out! Please? I will do better next month, which starts on Thursday! ;p

Mellen/Mary Ellen


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I thought I posted something here the other day, but I don't see it. Don't worry Mellen, you are still in the group. Things wouldn't be the same without you! This hot weather sure has me slowing down... it is supposed to be a few degrees cooler tomorrow. I try to stay in as much as I can except for mornings and evenings.
Anyway, if that earlier post shows up, I was asking if anyone has suggestions of what I can put in a tropical garden. It's a little area near our deck - the area I want to plant is a triangle approx. 8 feet x 10 feet x 8 feet. We had large trees there that were taken down. I was thinking of putting a smaller tree or large shrub in there, but decided to try a tropical look instead. So far I have planted a banana tree (doesn't look like it is going to make it), two types of cannas, some ginger, and a daylily. Any suggestions?

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RE: UPDATE: May - Garden Circle Exchange Ring

I'd like to give a big thank you to my dear friend Dee first of all for letting you guys know what was going on. And thank you to all of you that cared enough to post concern, I really appreciate it more than you know. This has been a terrible month for myself & family, but thank God it almost over!!!!!! My house did sustain damage, but certainly could have been alot worse, after getting up there we realized a tornada had gone thru. So we're very thankful for no worse damage than we received! I thank you all so very much for caring! I just love my friends here!

So everyone knows....my dear Faint sent me one huge box full of hostas & daylilies! She already knows I'm just so thrilled but I want you all to know it too! I'll have to go check all the names and repost, sorry sweetie, did't get them written down before posting but do have your tags by each plant so I know:)

Shannon....hun I have not forgotten you, please forgive me for this month, I promise, you are getting your box. I shipped it today UPS and also I shipped it 2 day so you should have it on Thursday! I hope so much you like and I promise not to be so late next month. The track # is 1z6408w10252183314 so please watch out for it, you'll want to open it asap....

Jeanne I also apologize to you for being late this month...


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Dee, your package for June is on its way. Open a.s.a.p.

Finally cooled off the last two days.Finally got out and did some weeding. Along with more planting:)
Tomorrow is the kids last day of school. Where did the year go?

Jeanne, wish I could help you with some ideas, but don't know much about zone 7. The bed I'm doing right now, anything goes:)Except weeds of course. Just got me another plant to go into it today. Figure when they multiple, than will rearrange if need be. LOL Anyone else got some ideas?


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Jeanne,
For my tropical garden I have hibiscus, castor bean, cannas,calla lilies, elephant ears & brugmansia. I want to add some hardy palms, ginger & bananas.

I bring the brugmansia, elephant ears & some of the hibiscus into the garage for the winter so I have those potted. The hardy hibiscus I have in the ground. You're a zone warmer than me so you may be able to have all those in the ground.


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Well, a day late (and always a dollar short! LOL!).....

I got a wonderful box from Pastvast/Stephanie this week. She went to a swap and picked me up some Toad Lilies and Columbine for my shade garden. Always appreciated! I just expanded one of my shady areas (now that my new deck is finally done! Yippee!) so these will be perfect for that area. Thanks again Stephanie, you always know what to send. :-)

Hope everyone is staying out of the heat. I've been working on a rock garden this week so I've been suffering through our hottest days yet this year. Real smart of me to start this week, huh? LOL! Enjoy June, and try to relax and stay cool. :-)


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I received a wonderful box from my pal Mellen, I got a geode!!! I had my male dog check it and he says it hasn't even been wet on. I love it dh took it to work to cut it open on a diamond saw, can't wait to see it. windchimes, squirt guns and a card with miss mellens pic on it, with an afro hair do. I love it all thankyou MellenHosted by FileHigh.com


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Alicia ~ I recieved my box :) Stickers, stationery, frame magnets and seeds. Love the purple zinna's and morning glories!! But thats not all... a great little garden sign that says "Born to garden, Forced to work" and a massage kit. This will be perfect on Sunday evenings after a weekend of playing in the dirt (GRIN)

Thanks so much, hope you are enjoying yourself.
Marie


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has anyone heard from carmen ?? I'm not going to send a
JUNE box till I know that she recieved my may box .

so carmen please if you see this post email me to let me know all is well Ok??
susie


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Susie: I've not heard from Carman either (she's the one who sends me something each month). Like me, she tends to send later in the month... but this is the latest so far. I emailed her last week to find out if she's OK and haven't heard back yet.

-Stephanie


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WELL i'M GOING TO HOLD OFF SENDING TO HER TILL i HEAR.
THANK YOU STEPHANIE FOR LETTING ME KNOW THAT.

SUSIE


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