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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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beckygardener
Sep 5, 2017 11:09 PM CST
I just want to let everyone know that just in case I can't give out acorns for Daylily of the Day due to Hurricane Irma, that I will catch up when I can, otherwise Jon will give out the acorns until I am able to resume my part in the Daylily of the Day acorn tips.
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Name: Judy
Louisiana (Zone 9b)
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judydu2
Sep 6, 2017 2:28 AM CST
Please stay safe!
Name: Valerie
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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touchofsky
Sep 6, 2017 6:21 AM CST
Yes, stay safe.
Name: Nancy
Bowling Green Kentucky (Zone 6b)
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alilyfan
Sep 6, 2017 6:26 AM CST
Sounds like it can be a nasty one, haven't heard the weather this morning but I hope it switches paths or lessens. Take care.
Name: Stan
Florida Panhandle (Defuniak Sp (Zone 8b)
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GaNinFl
Sep 6, 2017 6:54 AM CST
Hoping and praying for safety for all those that may be in Irma's path. Please stay safe. We are sweating bullets here because of some of the spaghetti models, but terrified for anyone in its path.
Stan
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Name: Arlene
Florida's east coast (Zone 9a)
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florange
Sep 6, 2017 11:48 AM CST
I've brought orchids in and planning to leave due to the storm's apparent trend to move eastward. We'll see.
Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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beckygardener
Sep 7, 2017 8:33 AM CST
Thank you to everyone for your well wishes. We are working on securing our house today and tomorrow. We are planning to stay put. There is really no where to go. The roads are packed, no one knows for sure where this storm will head, and I have no desire to be stuck on I-95 when it hits. So we are planning on hunkering down and are praying for the best.

Thank You!
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Name: Ginny G
Central Iowa (Zone 5a)
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Legalily
Sep 7, 2017 9:25 AM CST
Becky, Stan and Arlene, and anyone else in the path of Irma - prayers for your safety which is way more important than acorns! Group hug Group hug Group hug Angel Angel I've been watching on the Irma thread but I forget how many of your are in Florida D'Oh! Stay safe Group hug Group hug Group hug Group hug Group hug Group hug Group hug
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Name: Karen
Southeast PA (Zone 6b)
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kousa
Sep 7, 2017 9:50 AM CST
Legalily said:Becky, Stan and Arlene, and anyone else in the path of Irma - prayers for your safety which is way more important than acorns! Group hug Group hug Group hug Angel Angel I've been watching on the Irma thread but I forget how many of your are in Florida D'Oh! Stay safe Group hug Group hug Group hug Group hug Group hug Group hug Group hug


I echo Ginny's well wishes. Hope Irma will move to the east and stay off the coast.

Name: Charley
Arroyo Seco New Mexico (Zone 4b)
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Charlemagne
Sep 7, 2017 1:00 PM CST
Please stay safe but for heavens sake, protect those acorns!

Charley
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Name: Diana
Lincoln, NE (Zone 5b)
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ShakespearesGarden
Sep 7, 2017 3:33 PM CST
I'll try to wear out my knees tonight. You're all in my thoughts and prayers.
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Name: Ginny G
Central Iowa (Zone 5a)
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Legalily
Sep 7, 2017 4:16 PM CST
Same here Angel Angel
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Name: Valerie
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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touchofsky
Sep 7, 2017 5:56 PM CST
Becky,
Is there a shelter you can go to? Will you be safe where you are? I am worried about you Group hug
Name: Jill
Baltimore, MD (Zone 7a)
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Jillz
Sep 7, 2017 6:07 PM CST
I have family in southeast Florida. This is really really scary.
Name: Ginny G
Central Iowa (Zone 5a)
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Legalily
Sep 7, 2017 7:27 PM CST
Becky I just looked you up on the map - extra prayers for you. I have an extra bedroom in Iowa! Group hug Group hug Group hug Angel Angel Angel Angel
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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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beckygardener
Sep 7, 2017 9:55 PM CST
Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

I appreciate everyone's concerns. I won't lie, this storm is nerve-wracking! my entire family is here very closely located to each other, but in different areas and we are all located near the I-95 corridor. My daughter will be on duty at a prison 1 hour south of me, my oldest son and his family are 1 hour north of me. And my middle child is with us. So we are all going to be directly affected by this very dangerous storm. I am most worried about my daughter because there is concern about the Lake Okeechobee dam. She is working about 40 miles from the dam, so if it breaks, I am praying that the water doesn't reach her.

Thanks for adding us to your prayers! I appreciate it more than you know. I am sure we will lose power, so you may not hear from me for days .... or longer. Prayers helped us last year when Hurricane Matthew came up the east coast but stayed out in the ocean sparing us severe damage. Please pray that something miraculous happens again with this hurricane, Irma.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.
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Name: Ginny G
Central Iowa (Zone 5a)
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Legalily
Sep 8, 2017 6:22 AM CST
I can't even imagine Becky. Extra prayers going up. Group hug Group hug Angel Angel 🙏🙏
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Name: Stan
Florida Panhandle (Defuniak Sp (Zone 8b)
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GaNinFl
Sep 8, 2017 7:02 AM CST
Thanks everyone. I'm closer to Pensacola and out of the direct path, but appreciate the thoughts and prayers.

Becky and everyone else there, again please be safe, well as safe as you can. My family as are all our friends are keeping everyone in thoughts and prayers.
Stan
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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Hummingbirder Butterflies Seed Starter Container Gardener
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Birds Ponds
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beckygardener
Sep 8, 2017 8:38 PM CST
Stan - I don't think anyone in Florida is safe. Not even in the panhandle. It may move up the west coast on the gulf side which is what they are saying now.

Miami and the Florida Keys land will be underwater.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.
Garden Rooms and Becky's Budget Garden
Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Hummingbirder Butterflies Seed Starter Container Gardener
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Birds Ponds
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beckygardener
Sep 10, 2017 1:30 PM CST
We currently have power, but that may change soon. We've had so many emergency alerts due to tornadoes and feeder bands that I've lost count. The worst is yet to come.

My spread out family is currently safe, so I hope it stays that way. My daughter will remain at the prison for the duration. She just texted me some horrible news. One of the officers that she works with sent his wife and 3 month old daughter to GA to keep them safer. They were walking across a street up there and were hit by a hit & run vehicle. Baby Rylee died on the scene and mom Kate has brain bleeding. Dad left in this storm to drive up there. Please pray he gets there safely and that Kate is ok. She doesn't know the baby died yet. So very sad.

And my daughter told me to pay attention to NOAA because of hurricane Jose. They are now concerned about that one. AND there is apparently another one forming behind Jose.

I've lived in Florida for most all my life and I've never seen a hurricane season like this one. I heard Rush Limbaugh says that HurriCane Irma is fake news. I think he should have been dropped on Key West to defend his fake words. Where do these people come from. They must have been dropped on their heads numerous times as a baby. Grumbling
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.
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