Re: [gardeners] Wednesday almost in the garden

Ron Hay (
Thu, 13 Apr 2000 07:50:25 -0700

George Shirley wrote:

> Had work to do this morning and then back out to a meeting at 1000.
> About 1130 the bottom fell out of the sky, we got more than 6 inches of
> rain in one hour, terrible winds blew trees down, limbs down, and
> cleaned our carport for us. All the tomatoes were blown down and have
> now been put back upright. The power was off for about 4 hours so we
> took afternoon naps.
> I got completely soaked through just trying to get home and helping
> folks whose cars were stranded on flooded streets. Luckily I was driving
> the big red truck myself. Haven't had so much fun playing in the rain in
> years. Every one seemed to have big grins on their faces at the idea
> that the two-year drought may be over finally. The impoundments will be
> full of water again, the rivers will run fresh again, and the air is so
> clean it smells wonderful. Ain't nature grand!
> George

Good morning, George,

It would seem that there is more truth than poetry to the old adage, that
every cloud has a silver lining:)

Van Nuys, CA