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Re: Progress on the garden wall


There is no watering ban - yet. They aren't smart enough to look that
far ahead in this one mule town. They'll wait until the lake runs dry
and go OOPS. Morons.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 4 Jan 2004 12:25:15 -0500

>Pam, with the drought you've been describing for so long, you've also
>mentioned the constant watering you have to do.  If it's gone on this long,
>have there been any watering bans? I don't remember you mentioning that.  We
>haven't had a watering ban since I think the late 80s, but even then our
>situation wasn't anywhere near as dire as yours.
>
>I personally don't like to spend time and $ watering, which is why I'm
>investing in a system.  I feel so bad for gardners  - and farmers! - in your
>situation.  I would hate to see my plants suffer like that.
>
>Kitty
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2004 10:26 AM
>Subject: RE: [CHAT] Progress on the garden wall
>
>
>> Buffalo grass is native, needs no watering or mowing and - get this - it
>> LOVES clay soil. Nothing else would stand up to the constant foot
>> traffic between the beds. I would also put more hardscaping in - paths
>> and such. We'll see if anything comes back in Spring. If we don't get
>> our Spring rains (like we missed the Fall) I won't be planting much of
>> anything this year. Lakes are so low now you can just about walk across
>> them. Sad.
>>
>>
>> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Date:  Sat, 3 Jan 2004 20:20:47 -0800
>>
>> >Have you ever considered planting something else instead of grass?
>> >
>> >Theresa
>> >
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>> >Behalf Of Pamela J. Evans
>> >Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2004 7:22 PM
>> >To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >Subject: Re: [CHAT] Progress on the garden wall
>> >
>> >
>> >Woman - you are going to be sore! It looks great though! My goodness, my
>> >hat's off to ya. I thought I was ambitious fighting the dandelion and
>> >bermudagrass wars today. And I've got an 8 month drought helping some
>> >there. If we don't get some rain soon, there will be no lawn here next
>> >year. Will have to scrape up the dinero for buffalo grass or do a lot of
>> >hardscaping.
>> >
>> >
>> >---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> >From: Theresa <tchessie@comcast.net>
>> >Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >Date:  01/03/04 19:00:56
>> >
>> >>Progress on the garden wall
>> >>Hope this works- Yahoo has changed it's photo sharing settings.
>> >>Moved about 4 1/2 cubic yards of soil today, and lifted some plants.
>> >>Only have the wall corners left to build. Neighbor is bringing home a
>> >>big saw next weekend to tackle this. Yeah! Tomorrow I'm going to
>> >>plant some of the things waiting on my back porch- if I can move!!
>> >>
>>
>>>http://f1.pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/tchessie/album?.tok=phojibABPJcYRyKi&.dir
>=
>> >/Garden+Wall+project&.src=ph
>> >>
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>> >Kemp TX/zone 8A
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