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Re: gardenchat Water/drought

I know it - I'd go bonkers. Just got an e-mail confirmation, yet another
viburnum is on its way to Chez Evans. Someone really needs to get that
Marlon Perkins tranquilizer dart gun and take me down. Jesse and I used
to joke (when she lived here) about starting a Texas chapter of
"Gardener's Anonymous"


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 19 Feb 2003 01:45:08 -0500 (EST)

>How sad for them...praying for obviously desperately needed
>precipitation for them. I can't imagine not being able to plant
>something, anything. :-(
>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
>--Albert Einstein
> --- On Tue 02/18,  < TeichFlora@aol.com > wrote:
>From:  [mailto: TeichFlora@aol.com]
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 16:38:34 EST
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] gardenchat Water/drought
>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 
>Source: Rocky Mountain News.
>zone 9
>Texas Gulf Coast
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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