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Can't help you with rocks, but a suggestion -
You seem to get all or nothing.  5 inches one night then nothing for 5
months.  How about rain barrels?, though I suppose you'd need a long string
of them.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, June 06, 2004 11:55 AM

> We had another humdinger here last night! 5" of rain in about 2 1/2
> hours - 50-60 mph winds. Been cleaning up all morning. Jesse - tell Neal
> - MORE rocks please. That last load did a good job but there are still a
> few places I get washout. No storm drains here, so when the streets
> flood, the yards flood and my driveway turns into a river. And every
> vehicle that goes by sends tidal waves into your yard. I've done a
> pretty good job w/ raised beds and rocks placed to divert the flow
> considering my major was history and not civil engineering. Anyone heard
> from Noreen or Scottie? My power went off around 8pm last night and
> didn't come back until 3am or so, so couldn't get any news here. Rich
> darlin' - pour yourself a glass of tea and take a little break from the
> rain dancing for a week or two! We sure needed this though, just not the
> wind and hail.
> Pam Evans
> Kemp, TX
> zone 8A
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Cersgarden@aol.com
> Sent: 6/5/2004 10:06:47 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: STORMS!
> > Jesse, so glad you are all safe.  The storm occurrence is unbelievable
> > year.  I just rtd from St Louis and had the best possible weather all
week.  We
> > are currently receiving rain but no storms.
> >     BTW, what is a loafing shed?
> >         Ceres
> >
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