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Re: Weather


Wish I had half your energy Theresa!!  LOL

On 4/17/08, Theresa G. <macycat3@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> And it is summer here- I was HOT mowing the lawn after work today- was
> probably 80.  Spring is over, my very pink azalea flowers are toast, as it
> the lily of the valley, snow peas just need to be picked and then pulled up.
>  Ohh, but my rhodedendron is going to bloom (for the first time).  Bad news
> is that the front tree (a HUGE tree) appears to be infested with wooly
> aphids.  I'm afraid this could be a garden catastrophe..... Ideas are
> welcome.  I'm going to go get a couple of tubs of ladybugs after work
> tomorrow....
> Good news is my bathroom sink is in.  My very nice plumber came yesterday
> and moved the water and drain lines and helped me install (or really I
> helped him) the vanity and granite counter tops with sinks attached and
> faucets.  I'm quite happy with how it came out, except I don't like the
> yellow paint on the walls anymore (not enough contrast with the counter and
> maple cabinets).  So- I'll repaint before I hang the mirror. Theresa
>
> DP wrote:
>
> > It was 73 when I went past the thermometer a few minutes ago. We just
> > missed a freeze yesterday. It was supposed to be in the 20s, but while there
> > was frost on the roof, the plants look ok, and I didn't see any frost on the
> > ground.
> >
> > Our last frost here was on May 5th one year, but that's been almost 2
> > decades. In recent years, until the Great Easter Freeze last year, frost has
> > generally been done with by April 5th or so. What is weird is that winter
> > has been warmer than usual in the last decade, so plants suffer more damage.
> >
> > Spring is here to stay, I think.
> >
> > d
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Betsy Kelson" <bkelson@ix.netcom.com
> > >
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2008 10:57 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weather
> >
> >
> > We had 8" of snow between yesterday afternoon and this morning. It is
> > > now
> > > sunny at 11:00 am mdt. I have not seen this much snow this late in
> > > April
> > > since I have lived, which is 10years
> > >
> > > betsy
> > > evergreen co
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zemuly@comcast.net>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Sent: Monday, April 14, 2008 2:49 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weather
> > >
> > >
> > > Looking at the weather map this morning I noticed the same thing.
> > > >  Either
> > > > parts of the country are warmer than normal or colder.  Nothing
> > > > seemed
> > > >
> > > just
> > >
> > > > ordinary.  I would really like to be ordinary instead of expecting
> > > > frost
> > > >
> > > on
> > >
> > > > April 14!!!  Of course, our (usual) last frost date is April 15, and
> > > >
> > > that's
> > >
> > > > the date we had an awful killing frost last year.
> > > >
> > > > Btw, Cyndi, the flowers you described sounded really lovely.  I'm
> > > > also
> > > > jealous over your progress with your gardens.
> > > >
> > > > zem
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Sent: Monday, April 14, 2008 12:22 PM
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weather
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > >I don't know if I'm seeing this because all of you are mentioning
> > > > it,
> > > >
> > > but
> > >
> > > > >the weather does seem to be seesawing between chillier than usual
> > > >  for
> > > >
> > > the
> > >
> > > > >time of year and warmer--without so much as pausing at normal  on
> > > > its >way
> > > > >up or down.
> > > >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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      • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
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      • From: "Betsy Kelson" <bkelson@ix.netcom.com>
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