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An island garden grows from Hurricane Ike devastation - The Galveston County Daily News : Features

October 21, 2014

An island garden grows from Hurricane Ike devastation

Posted: Sunday, October 27, 2013 12:45 am

Roger and Dee Zimmerman, longtime gardeners who have a deep appreciation of nature, suffered a profound loss during Hurricane Ike  — the death of their beloved trees.

After the storm, which struck in September 2008, the Zimmermans were left to clean up the mess — nearly 8 inches of water seeped into their home — and mourn the loss of the sycamore, pecan and oak trees and possibly one of the largest magnolia trees on the island, Dee Zimmerman said.

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