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Re: Drought...

We got enough rain to barely dampen the deck and sidewalk (sigh). At  
least the temperatures have moderated. I finally got through the  
entire property, but that only means I have to start again on Monday.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Aug 4, 2006, at 5:39 AM, Donna wrote:

> That is very scary Cathy.  You would think the nearby rains would  
> have at least kept the creek flowing.
> Did you get any rains yesterday? We got the downpours, then nothing
> senerio for the last 36 hours or so. Totaled out to a tad over an  
> inch,
> but most of it just ran off since it came down so quickly.
> Donna
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Cathy Carpenter <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent: Thursday, August 3, 2006 7:23:10 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Drought...
>> From: Cathy Carpenter <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
>> Date: August 3, 2006 7:21:21 PM CDT
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Drought...
>> Nightmare indeed. My area is not as bad as yours, but our drought
>> is 3 years old, and it is so discouraging to see the rain going
>> north or south of us, with no more than .1 inch falling here. I am
>> so tired of hauling water all over 2.5 acres. For the first time in
>> the 9 years we've lived here, the creek behind our house has ceased
>> to flow.
>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b

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