RE: [gardeners] Where is everyone?

Margaret Lauterbach (
Tue, 11 Aug 1998 11:22:40 -0600

At 12:59 PM 8/11/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Hey George,
>I'm here!  My backyard is a huge mess!  We had a deluge where we got 5 
>inches of rain in a very short time.  This of course was after unrelenting 
>heat, cracking earth, etc.  My entire back yard went under water, which 
>included my pond.  I had finally got the pond crystal clear again when we 
>were hit by another torrential rain.  Jeez!  I have to do something about 
>the drainage in my yard.  I have an island in the back with azaleas, daphne 
>and trees (dogwoods, tulip poplars).  I can see exactly where the water ran 
>when it drained.  It went around the island and settled in the very back 
>(my pond!).  

Sorry to hear about your flood, Myra.  Hope things have soaked in and are
cleaned up by now.  Have you heard anything from Rosemary Carlson?  I'm
interested in knowing how her house construction is going.  I hope things
have speeded up after the slow start the rains forced.  Best, Margaret