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Re: sick?


Donna, are you still feeling poorly?

David Franzman
A Touch of the Tropics
www.atouchofthetropics.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, May 29, 2004 6:50 PM
Subject: [CHAT] gardening today


> I realize all of you have spent time in your gardens already... but do
> to commitments, work, illness and rain, today was the first full day I
> had in the garden.
> 
> The weeds have definitely won here, but a few things worth noting. (only
> got the front of my home done) 
> 
> All soil here is water logged and it has not rained in a few days. Even
> raised beds (18-24"!) are still wet which is a very bad thing for some
> plants. I am not talking moist, really saturated, but at least no
> standing water in any hole dug. Any thoughts on what I should do to help
> those plants? None seemed stressed, all thriving... but since the roots
> are not drying out and have been this way since at least April, worried!
> More storms are expected tonight and tomorrow... e-Gads!
> 
> Last season I had planted some annual (read no name cheap flat of) sweet
> Williams or something in that family as a filler for the bottom layer of
> a tiered bed. To my surprise after removing all the tall weeds in front
> of it, they survived the winter and are blooming like crazy. Actually,
> last year they were yucky and didn't flower much and kinda floppy... put
> them on the not again list. This year they are awesome looking... go
> figure!
> 
> Donna
> 
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