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RE: OT-CHAT:Garden in progress

Out here most lots in newer areas are about 1/10 to 1/8 acre; 25-year-old
homes are on 1/6 to 1/4 acre lots.  Anything on a larger lot is $700,000 or
more, old and falling apart, or on a cliff.  I was lucky to find my 1/3
acre, even if it did need terracing.

> ----------
> From: 	Jan Clark[SMTP:janclarx@hotmail.com]
> Reply To: 	iris-talk@egroups.com
> Sent: 	Friday, December 22, 2000 8:07 PM
> To: 	iris-talk@egroups.com
> Subject: 	Re: [iris-talk] OT-CHAT:Garden in progress
> >We are about 2/3 through with bringing in 300 cubic yards of topsoil (not
> a
> >misprint, though our entire lot is "only" about 1/3 acre.  We've just
> >stripped the entire yard, put in a "rock" pool, and terraced the slope
> with
> >matching "rock" retaining walls to hold topsoil about 2 feet deep.
> Sounds like you are having fun John! I keep looking at potential
> properties 
> in the paper, but we still don't have a buyer for our place.
> I can't see 1/3 acre being near enough, but at least I won't have to share
> it. Geoff has no interest in the garden. He likes a bit of green lawn, but
> wouldn't make a fuss if I dug most of it up.
> I'm hoping to find a nice acre or 2, but most places are 1/4 to 1/2 or
> 5-10 
> acres in the areas we are looking.
> Cheers, and happy Christmas,
> Jan Clark, Aus.
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