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oct. 1o, Pu WATC .One gardener excited as new crop of {volunteers develop By Victoria Metcalf When the fin-st equipment passed Mind the pumpkins! I drove several men nearly crazy with that plea as big machinery was moved in and out of our backyard this summer. The backyard was only accessible to dump trucks, bulldozers and back- hoes, by a narrow strip of yard. But there were obstacles. On one side was the plum tree--loaded this year. On the other side was the pumpkin through to haul away roots, the work- ers listened to my plea. I placed a semi-fiat blue ball at the edge of the plants so it was easy for them to spot from high up. By the time the workers returned for another job, the ball was already lost in a mass of green foliage. As each new worker appeared, I would remind him of the pumpkins. By that time, some pumpkins were gaining considerable size. At least I Rant them now for a burst of color in the early sprin Bulbs are much-looked-forward-to appearance as snows begin to melL FA oa,c,. Fall is the time to pl And practically beginning each what justified when I made my conversation with the workers, who request. arrived to move dirt around, leveloff While themenwhoranthebig most bulbs for spri[ places and haul things away, wasmachines could have probably cared "Please, watch the pumpkins!" less about my pumpkins and consid- I didn't plant the pumpkins. Theered them a nuisance, they respected de sea site on the south side of the garagesprout, andmY wishes.plums. :Nti Umnnamge wh :s mn/p m:i! U ob t lef traditionally used for our tomato Tire tracks left behind in the soft plants, was the spot last year'sbrown dirt told the story of how they Halloween jack-o-lanterns, chose to had steered clear of both pumpkins .. .... , .' . " ." . . " . . . ! " " . Regal Wall Satin LATEX INTERIOR FLAT Spatter resistant application Beautiful matte flat finish Brushes easily, dries rapidly - Over 1600 custom and Mixed ready-mixed colors Self priming on most surfaces Colors Slightly gal Regal AquaGIo Higher pe Extremely durable finish for No is a great time for Interior Home =on the l dilig off for a Interior only thru 12/31/01 (mention this ad) .and SI~ (530) 258-2131 540 Main St., Chester expires Oct. 17, 2001 trim, doors, furniture and walls Beautiful semi-=gloss sheen Spatter resistant application Brushes easily, dries quickly Over 1600 custom and ready -mixed color S243 al Making your painting experience more intl