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Re: Rain!
gardenchat@hort.net

holy cow Auralie!  hope you & Chet have water wings.

On 10/1/10, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
>
> Must have been some storm, Auralie, from the accounts I've read.
>
>
> On Oct 1, 2010, at 6:49 AM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:
>
> Didn't someone once say it never rains but it pours?  Well, that's what
>> this summer has been like.  All summer was terribly dry - the worst
>> drought I could remember in the 40 years we've lived here.  Then, six
>> weeks ago next Sunday we had a downpour that brought us more than
>> six inches.  Unfortunately the ground was so hard and dry that much of
>> this ran off.  Then not another drop for five weeks.  My pond was down
>> to a mudflat, and big trees are turning brown and losing leaves. Then on
>> Monday we had a fairly good shower that gave us maybe half an inch.
>> Oh well, every drop helps.  Now it has been raining for two days and
>> the basement is flooded, which has happened maybe five or six times
>> in 40 years.  There has been about eleven inches, and it's still falling.
>> This will probably make up the season's deficit, but it's too late to do
>> any good for this season's garden.  It will be interesting to see what,
>> if anything, survives until next spring.
>> Auralie
>>
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Kemp TX
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      • From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
    • Re: Rain!
      • From: james singer <inlandjim1@q.com>

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