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#1 JD DANNELS OFFLINE  

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Posted April 10, 2013 - 08:20 AM

It may be a little early to call it a Drought Buster, but we have gotten 2" of rain in the last 24 hrs.

Still supose to rain today and tomorrow.

It's put my garden work on hold, but I don't mind cause we need the rain.

Monday night I did get in two rows of potatoes and some Shallots,Garlic and Onions so that's a start.


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Posted April 10, 2013 - 08:58 AM

It may be a little early to call it a Drought Buster, but we have gotten 2" of rain in the last 24 hrs.

Still supose to rain today and tomorrow.

It's put my garden work on hold, but I don't mind cause we need the rain.

Monday night I did get in two rows of potatoes and some Shallots,Garlic and Onions so that's a start.

Hope it gets you squared away!


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Posted April 10, 2013 - 09:18 AM

We are getting some of that liquid sunshine down here too. Much needed juices for the plants and lakes!


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Posted April 10, 2013 - 09:26 AM

It's about time you guys took some of your fair share instead of dumping it all on Willie!!


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Posted April 10, 2013 - 09:30 AM

I could not agree More Doug!!  Seems like it is Feast or Famine every year.

It's about time you guys took some of your fair share instead of dumping it all on Willie!!



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Posted April 10, 2013 - 09:33 AM

He might be wishing he had kept those pontoons, Doug! 80% of OK is still in severe drought. This should help some!



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Posted April 10, 2013 - 09:37 AM

I figured the 2 inches will evaporate before it hits the ground or get lost in the cracks.


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Posted April 10, 2013 - 12:02 PM

He might be wishing he had kept those pontoons, Doug! 80% of OK is still in severe drought. This should help some!

There have been a couple of times I wished I kept them.

It's about time you guys took some of your fair share instead of dumping it all on Willie!!

Yes thank you. My yard is finally dry enough to do something in.


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Posted April 10, 2013 - 12:06 PM

Well the neighbors pond is fed by runoff from my hill and it is not getting much runoff.

I figured the 2 inches will evaporate before it hits the ground or get lost in the cracks.



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Posted April 10, 2013 - 04:47 PM

I am very GRATEFUL for what we have got so far, but need a lot more. Keep on raining !!


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Posted April 10, 2013 - 06:45 PM

I am very GRATEFUL for what we have got so far, but need a lot more. Keep on raining !!

 

 

Same here!  We've had a little over 2" in this week, need a lot more!  ~~  Lowell


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Posted April 10, 2013 - 07:00 PM

I will be glad to send rain to anyone wh ocan figure out who to ship it.


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Posted April 10, 2013 - 07:45 PM

Glad    to hear  your  getting rain !   Hope   you  keep getting enough to keep the  drought away


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Posted April 11, 2013 - 08:02 AM

We are currently classified as being a Moderate Drought area. The National Weather Service said that while this rain has helped greatly it would take 5 weeks of above normal rains to get the subsoil back to normal.  Right now I need just a short break as I have 3 more fruit trees, a couple blueberries and some strawberries that need to be planted. May have to mud them in Saturday?


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Posted April 11, 2013 - 08:55 AM

Shoot as much rain as we have had the weatherman is still saying we are behind. Behind what? the ocean?






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