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Re: Rain

OK, now that the rest of the free world has had rain - OUR TURN.
My yard is starting to look like and an extension of the Chihuahuan desert
after now seven months of drought. Enough already. Sugar hates it as much as
Beans does, but she will have to COPE.

 On 10/7/05, James R. Fisher <garrideb@well.com> wrote:
> james singer wrote:
> > Been raining all day today. Slow soaker. Beans thinks it's my doing and
> > complains to me about it. When I look at the satellite, it see that
> > we're likely in for a spell of it. So what else is new? Well, it's also
> > the beginning of the season. Roads are filling up with cars with
> > Michigan, Ontario, Indiana, and Ohio license plates. And this means the
> > plant sales will start in ernest very soon among the plant societies and
> > botanic gardens. Meantime, not much to do but sit on the veranda and try
> > to convince the Beans that the rain is not of my doing.
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Her rain dumping on us now, 1.8 " so far and as much or more to come in
> the
> next day or three. Can't remember when the last soaking rain was,
> hereabouts. Just in time for planting 4 new trees/shrubs : Corylopsis
> spicata, Franklinia alatamaha, Oxydendrum arboreum and Daphne genkwa.
> -jrf
> --
> Jim Fisher
> Vienna, Virginia USA
> 38.9 N 77.2 W
> USDA Zone 7
> Max. 95 F [36 C], Min. 10 F [-12 C]
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Kemp TX
zone 8A

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