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Re: gardenchat Water/drought

Adding to that I was just told by a friend in Denver that they are not allowed
to plant annuals.


TeichFlora@aol.com wrote:

> Seems many places have gotten much needed moisture in past months, but it
> seems that parts of Colorado are worse off than most.  We've had serious
> droughts here in parts of Texas, with serious water rationing, fines, etc.
> but never to this point.
> Aurora, Colorado's 3rd-largest city, will prohibit planting gardens,
> trees, lawns and flower beds as of May 3 to preserve dwindling water
> supplies. Last year, as a drought unfolded, Aurora took a leading role in
> Colorado in restricting water use, asking for mandatory restrictions and
> tough water surcharges weeks before other cities, such as Denver, did. "We
> may allow some outside watering this summer, but we feel certain we won't
> have enough water to sustain new landscapes," said city spokeswoman Melissa
> Elliot.
> Source: Rocky Mountain News.
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
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