we had 3 and 1/4 inch rain last night

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    i have not even gotten the nerve up to go look at garden it is still raining....if my garden has wasted out i will simply scream.....i know i have to look sooner or later...i will opt for later
     
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    3.25 inches in one evening?!

    Where do you live... in the Amazon rain forest?
     
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    no western nc....


    my first view of the lower garden:

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    not nearly as much damaged as i feared...just more work and more weeds
     
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    if i get a break in the weather.....i can replant the onions and i think the corn is there...just covered in dirt ....i sure hope...i know one thing ..the weeds are there..waiting for sun
     
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    they are called "microbursts"

    Microburst - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    Wow, that is a bit of bad luck, Stroll.

    I know how much work it is to get your planting in the ground

    How large an area got this drenching?
     
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    i figure a few hours of work.....i just need some sun but with sun comes my burka....lol
     
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    i just checked the weather forecast...28 degrees tonight.....so now i have to cover ...i have two gardens to cover..wind is the only thing that will help is sin and wind ....dry the soil out enough to hill up the corn and protect it.....the beans will be covered and lighted.....i had a massive headache....great....hello its a monday
     
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    sin is just a wishful thought...i mean sun
     

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