Why Does One Problem Always Lead to Another?

While I’ve enjoyed the Facebook posts regarding the earthquakes in Arizona and the mammoth efforts to rebuild, I immersed in a rebuilding project of my own. Last week I posted at about the water pipe bursting and flooding our living room and bedroom.
Part of the repair work involved replacing the pipe that burst. This pipe fed the hose bib to the back yard. It also fed the irrigation system and the automatic pool filler.
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Since the irrigation system is currently buried under inches of dirt in our yard, we decided to dig it out. And dig and dig. There were 3 lines all together as well as the controls that had to be unearthed. Then we discovered that the condensation from the line from the AC fed into the pool line.

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What was that about? Anyway, it took us 2 days to dig it all out. Then we headed to the local HoDe’s and bought paint that formed a vapor membrane, scraped, cleaned, and sanded to clean the brick and cement foundation.

We finished just in time for the rain. Hubby plans to fill the spot with sand for drainage and black soil. Then he wants to plant bulbs and annuals. Now, we just have to figure out how to plant and care for bulbs.

Anyone have any experience in this? Advice is welcome:D

About Linda Andrews

Linda Andrews lives with her husband and three children in Phoenix, Arizona. When she announced to her family that her paranormal romance was to be published, her sister pronounce: "What else would she write? She’s never been normal." All kidding aside, writing has become a surprising passion. So just how did a scientist start to write paranormal romances? What other option is there when you’re married to romantic man and live in a haunted house? If you’ve enjoyed her stories or want to share your own paranormal experience feel free to email the author at www.lindaandrews.net She’d love to hear from you.
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4 Responses to Why Does One Problem Always Lead to Another?

  1. yanniesaurus says:

    I love gardening with bulbs as they are so exciting! and.. they can be hard work sometimes. I love hippeastrums and from experience, the need to be dug up and separated after every couple of years – sometimes every year if you have great soil like i do. They are so worth it though – so beautiful not to mention that you will have hippeastrums to give away as gifts to friends every year, as the reproduce smaller bulbs so hard! Grow with love and laughter! xx Yannie from Shenanigarden.

    • Thank you, Yannie. We’ll look for them in our garden store. Do they come in many colors and have a scent?
      Best,
      Linda

      • yanniesaurus says:

        They do come in different colors – Mine are red, white and pink. Think lilies? They don’t really have a fragrance. If you are after fragrance try jonquils! They are the sweetest little flower.

        Or, even society garlic, which produces a beautiful purple ball of flowers which are edible and taste of garlic!

  2. I wonder if I can plant all 3, if they can grow in the desert

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