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Re: weather

They forecasted 50% chance of rain today.  Overcast all morning, the sky
just spit a few times.  At 2pm I went to the display gardens just to
deadhead the daylilies I missed the other day.  Well, you know how it is,
one thing lead to another and I just kept going, deadheading the entire
glade that is surrounded by daylilies and lilies.  Took about 3 hrs because
there was also grass growing in among them and one area had a lot of thistle
that had to come out too.  It started to sprinkle, but not enough to stop
for. Stopped sprinkling, then another light sprinkle.  I figured I was
already wet, so I may as well stay and finish the glade.  Near the end
though as I was collecting the last of the weeds and cuttings, it started
really coming down.  Hey, once you're all wet, it really doesn't matter that
much.  And since this was my week to water, I was pretty happy to see the


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Zemuly@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, July 30, 2004 6:21 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] weather

> In a message dated 7/30/2004 6:02:12 PM Central Standard Time,
> jsinger@igc.org writes:
> When I  logged on this evening., there was a big storm over Lake
> Okeechobee on the  radar site. It is now in my back yard.
> When I drove home from Memphis this afternoon it was raining so hard I had
> to put on my polarized sunglasses to see through it.  It was a real gully
> washer, but we needed it.  The thing I always liked about the rain in
Florida and
> the Mississippi Delta is that, with the land being so flat, you  could
> the storms coming.
> zem
> zone 7
> West TN
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