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For the past month most days it's been heavy downpour. Usually I don't mind the rain except for the fact that it let me know that my garden is on a slight slope and the bottom half of the garden was under water with my garlic being flooded in the process. It's still alive amazingly enough and we've dug a trench to keep most of the water out but we are seriously going to have to rebuild the garden when it gets warmer out. Maybe do it in a box garden fashion.
I wish I knew I was going to run into this sooner.
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Jan 15, 2009 | 7:12 AM PST
So, now you have time to plan for that space? raise it? build a french drain? What fun. Or is that how you see it?
Jan 15, 2009 | 10:34 AM PST
whenever my beds started doing this, i repeated made the mistake of trying to start over, raise the bed, add drainage, then I got smarter, I planted lilies, elephant ear, canna, things that liked to stand in water. Life is much better now.
Jan 27, 2009 | 5:53 AM PST
ooooh i like that idea putneyroo. I really shouldn't buy more stuff though to plant. I've exhausted my budget on that. we are planning on doing some kind of drainage thing. But if I can talk my husband in letting me buy more stuff for the garden.............