These are the stories of a gardener and her adventures in and sometimes out of her eclectic and eccentric garden in a suburb of Houston, Texas.
Monday, October 25, 2010
An Update On The Street Where I Live
Gaillardia 'Grape Sensation'
The utility district crews did indeed return this morning to begin the laborious process of dismantling the street and locating the leak in the water main. Happily, they did find the leak and were able to repair it fairly quickly. Once that was done, they went about the equally laborious process of returning the street to its usual condition. There was talk of them going ahead and digging out the sinkhole/pothole area to check the pipes underneath. Evidently powers that be disagreed because that remains undone, as does the reassembling of my rock wall into its previous condition. With Otahal and his crew here again today to finish up planting, which required a great deal of input on my part, I had no time to spend with the utility crews. IF tomorrow's weather is conducive to being outside, I'll call the water company and insist on their attention to the matter. Part of me just wants to do it myself but, dang, those rocks are heavy!