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Sorry to hear about your tree and other plants. We, too, are in an area
where tornadoes are prevalent, though most seem to go about half a mile
south or 6 miles north of here, or high enough above that the neighbor's
cinderblock mailbox post would get creamed but the houses would be spared.
I remember a string of years where nearly every spring plant was stripped of
its blooms or knocked over. Or hail would come and pound/shred everything
into little strips.

Better things/weather will come. Just hang in there.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jesse Bell" <silverhawk@flash.net>
To: "Gardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2004 9:37 AM
Subject: [CHAT] WEATHER!!

> Tornadoes - not in our town, but close by. We lost a BIG Pin Oak in our
> yard, hail, heavy rain and winds. My iris were just beginning to bloom
> and my bridal bouquet spirea was heavy with flowers...now they look
> pitiful. Another storm is supposed to move in tonight. Only a true
> gardener would lay awake at night praying for your gardens to be
> spared...but you know, after waiting all winter long for some color and
> life...it just hurts to watch your plants and flowers be destroyed in
> seconds flat.

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