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Re: Drought...


I wish! If it were up to me, I would ignore the grass and water only  
the flowers, veggies, and newly planted trees and shrubs, but DH  
insists that the turf around the house looks good to passersby.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Aug 3, 2006, at 9:40 PM, Pam Evans wrote:

> Wow Cathy that is bad.  King's Creek hasn't been visible since  
> March or
> April around here.  Every stock tank is dried up, some of the lakes
> (reserviors) are dangerously low.  But I think I'd go bonkers if I had
> 2.5acres to take care of!  I hope you have a well!!
>
> On 8/3/06, Cathy Carpenter <cathy.c@insightbb.com> wrote:
>>
>>> From: Cathy Carpenter <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
>>> Date: August 3, 2006 7:21:21 PM CDT
>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Drought...
>>>
>>> Nightmare indeed. My area is not as bad as yours, but our drought
>>> is 3 years old, and it is so discouraging to see the rain going
>>> north or south of us, with no more than .1 inch falling here. I am
>>> so tired of hauling water all over 2.5 acres. For the first time in
>>> the 9 years we've lived here, the creek behind our house has ceased
>>> to flow.
>>>
>>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>>>
>>> On Aug 3, 2006, at 5:43 PM, Pam Evans wrote:
>>>
>>>> Oh yes, I'm sure we aren't the only "lucky" souls dealing w/ this
>>>> never
>>>> ending nightmare.  I feel so badly for all the ranchers and
>>>> farmers.  Most
>>>> people are selling off their stock because they can't afford to
>>>> feed and
>>>> water them.  Sad.
>>>>
>>>> On 8/3/06, Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> The drought must be affecting more than just you, Pam.  I just
>>>>> got an ad
>>>>> from Dutch Gardens with a link to an article titled "How to
>>>>> Garden in a
>>>>> Drought: Think Like a Plant! "
>>>>> I imagine it has hurt some of the nursery business where the
>>>>> drought has
>>>>> been the worst.
>>>>>
>>>>> Blessings,
>>>>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Pam Evans
>>>> Kemp TX
>>>> zone 8A
>>>>
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