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Re: Ivan still


Re > ...I'm not really ready for the end of summer, but it was 49 degrees
> here last night, so I'd better get ready.

Same here.  but I've spent all my free time on other people's projects,
mainly MG.  And today I planted a Sweetgum for my niece.  Her place has the
world's worst soil.  Just 6 inches down it was blue clay. I hope this tree
survives.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, September 19, 2004 10:31 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Ivan still


> Chris and Eva, and any other NorthEasterners, did you get washed away?  I
> don't
> know how much rain we had Friday night and yesterday, but it was more than
> we've had in years.  Our downstairs (only a couple of feet below grade in
the
> back,
> totally below grade in front) had about 2 inches of water.  It just seemed
to
> come
> through the walls and up through the floor.  Probably because we have been
so
> dry for so long everything had loosened up.  Anyway we've spent some hours
> mopping and moving things  to higher levels.  I really feel for those
people
> who
> had real flooding.  This is just a mess - no real harm done.  The biggest
> problem
> was a large chest filled with DH's lifelong collection of automobile
> brochures,
> dating back to the 1930s.  (Well, I keep old gardening magazines and
> catalogs.)
>
> In fact, it has forced us to throw out a lot of things that should have
been
> gone
> long ago.  It has also forced him to reorganize his workspace.  Since he
> retired
> he has made his office in the downstairs rooms, and stuff has really piled
up.
> This spring when I moved my indoor plants outside, he set up a table in
the
> space under the lights where my large pots live in the winter.  He was
saying
> maybe those pots were too large to bring back in - he can't really handle
them
> any more and we would have to have someone come to help him - so maybe
> I should let them go and start some new plants.  I can see the reasoning
> behind this - from various viewpoints - but I just can't bear to leave
some of
> these things out to freeze.  I had been about to decide to let the very
large
> old hibiscus bushes - three of them - go this year and start over, but
they
> haven't finished blooming - they are full of buds.  Oh well.  We will be
gone
> this week, and will  have to make the decision when we get back.  There
> is always the possibility of frost before we return, and that will settle
the
> question.  I'm not really ready for the end of summer, but it was 49
degrees
> here last night, so I'd better get ready.
>
> Hope the rest of the East Coast bunch stayed reasonably dry.
> Auralie
>
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