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Old 06-27-2006, 01:18 PM
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It seems too much rain has really been effecting sales at nurseries in the northeast. How have you been dealing with the rain or have you?

Soggy sales at NH nurseries - Van Fleet and her counterparts at many garden centers and nurseries are more than happy to say good-bye to a spring that brought record rains and flooding to many parts of the state and scared off customers.

She figured business this spring was down 50 percent over last year.

For the year, Id say were down at least 25 to 35 percent of our normal business, said co-owner Robert Demers.
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It has been wet, and then dry over and over again. For example, when it does rain, like it did last night, we received around 4 inches in an hour time. But then it stops, and we have dry weather for like a week. So things are not necessarily growing like crazy with the rain, but then again things are not bone dry
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We were about to hit drought conditions and then finally we got some rain. I guess one of the nights last week it down poured and flooded but I was out of town so I didnt see that. Grass is growing like crazy again so I'm good to go.

Now if only we could keep some rain around in July and August!
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Yea!

Did you see the IRS was shut down due to flooding LOL
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