Re: [gardeners] Dahlia woes (
Fri, 30 Aug 2002 01:07:20 -0400

Lucinda, one of the 9 huge dahlias which was a new tuber this year
has dropped dead. There's nothing left of it to salvage.

We are now into 7 consecutive days of rain, after a summer of
drought.  It will be interesting to see if all this extra water
rejuvenates the dahlias.  If it does, then I shall have to 
reorganize the drip system -- of course, if we have a wet summer
in the future, I would have to rebuild the watering grid all over
again!  [We did have 40 consecutive days of rain in all of 
New England when I was 12-y-o -- it drove us batty!  And we
also had a summer of zero rain until August 25th, when the
reservoirs went bone dry to the very bottom -- it was

Penny, NY


Juno offers FREE or PREMIUM Internet access for less!
Join Juno today!  For your FREE software, visit: