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RE: Back to my garden....


I am pushing for it to curve all the way to the retaining wall then back
to where it comes in the big pond.... guess I should draw lines on it or
something...

Donna


> 
> Oh my.
> You might do a lot to make it appear curvy by piling more rocks on
this
> side
> or that, extending the rock out past the plastic etc. So you may have
> water
> traveling in a more or less straight path, but the rock pattern gives
the
> illusion of a winding creek. Adding misters or little bubblers at
> strategic
> points could enhance the illusion. Now understand, this is just my
problem
> solving brain spouting ideas. Have seen things like this, but haven't
done
> any myself.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 6:43 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Back to my garden....
> 
> 
> > LOL! Kitty- you had me roaring cause I know you are saying this with
a
> > straight face.
> >
> > I figure I will be planting the day before they come in the train
> > area... he has so much to do it is not funny. We area still yapping
> > about the stream. A picture is worth a thousand words.. so...
> >
> > http://simplymyworld.com/workingonthetrain.jpg
> >
> > that was late last week- some progress has been made, but not much,
and
> > we are leaving for a couple of weeks soon. After you all get off the
> > floor from laughing so hard, we have pulled stuff like this off
before.
> > Two weeks of real work on it and the hardscapes could be done
enough...
> > but that stream has to go! Either curved or something... The bottom
of
> > the picture is where the large pond is....
> >
> > Donna
> >
> >
> > > Well, anyone who visits gardens knows they can't depend on the
weather
> > or
> > > bloom times.  However, those who visit railroad gardens should be
able
> > to
> > > expect a railroad.  If you've got until October to decide, I'd
tell
> > him
> > > 'no
> > > dice' if the hardscape isn't in at that time.  If it were me, I'd
put
> > my
> > > foot down earlier than that because your perennials (which go in
after
> > the
> > > hardscape - meaning train and stream, etc) should be in in
September
> > at
> > > the
> > > latest to be of much consequence next year.
> > >
> > > Kitty
> >
> >
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