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Re: Feels like summer

  • Subject: Re: Feels like summer
  • From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 10:53:18 -0500

They work.  We used them last year.  Figured it would help keep the cutworms
and wee beasties away from our tomatoes.




On 4/21/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
>
> My thought exactly. I suppose it's possible... it's just not probable.
>
> On Apr 21, 2009, at 8:18 AM, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI
> wrote:
>
> Are those the upside-down planters? My sister bought some. I am thinking
>> that millions of years of evolution programmed roots to grow down and
>> leaves to grow up, so turning it over would be a setback...but if people
>> have fun with it all the better.
>>
>> Cyndi
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> Behalf Of Betsy Kelson
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 4:25 AM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Feels like summer
>>
>> Well Cyndi,
>>       I have found that folks are just crazy for tomatoes and will do
>> anythng for them. This is the first year that we carried Topsy Turvy
>> Tomato
>> planters(AS SEEN ON TV) Folks can buy them on QVC, at Home Depot, and at
>> our
>> garden center. And at $15 a pop, we have had to do little to promote
>> them.
>> Funny!!!
>>       My sunday was not as pleasant as yours though. DH and I shoveled
>> away 31" of heavy snow on the driveway and in front of the garage. It
>> only
>> took us 4 hours in the sun. It should be in the 60's here during the
>> week.
>>
>> Hang on Spring isn't over yet in the Rockies
>>
>> betsy
>> evergreen co 31 degrees at 6am
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI"
>> <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 5:26 PM
>> Subject: [CHAT] Feels like summer
>>
>>
>> It was a very short while ago I was complaining about being cold.
>>> Someone turned up the thermostat, because now we're getting temps in
>>>
>> the
>>
>>> 90s. Ah spring, can't make up its mind what to do.
>>> Saturday we rode with a group we just joined, a longish ride through
>>> some hills to a local restaurant. Never been there before, very horsey
>>> area obviously since the place has several hitching rails outside.
>>>
>> Nice
>>
>>> weather. Fewer wildflowers than I expected to see, it is already
>>>
>> getting
>>
>>> too dry for them. Ceanothus is in bloom though, I wish it would grow
>>>
>> in
>>
>>> my garden.
>>> Sunday was even hotter. I pulled the row cover off the peas and the
>>>
>> bed
>>
>>> of lettuce and spinach. Peas are looking pretty good. Lettuce and
>>> spinach, what's there looks good but the germination is spotty. I
>>>
>> always
>>
>>> wonder why I get the kinds of germination I do. I'll have one row
>>>
>> where
>>
>>> half of it doesn't germinate, other rows where every seed comes up, or
>>> spots maybe 12 inches long where there's nothing. I wonder if it's
>>> insects, ants maybe.
>>> I dithered about planting beans right up until the point where I
>>>
>> opened
>>
>>> the seed cabinet and discovered I have no bean seeds. Okay no beans.
>>> I'll fill out the beds with more tomato plants, I was only going to
>>>
>> put
>>
>>> in five but ten will be better.  Husband is experimenting with his
>>> tomato plants too, he's got a number of largish buckets and put drain
>>> holes in them and buried them. I think his idea is to fill them with
>>> dirt and that moisture-retaining crystal stuff, plant the tomatoes in
>>> them, and they will take less water than conventional planting. I
>>>
>> think
>>
>>> it won't work like he thinks but I'll watch with interest.
>>> I'll have roses in bloom within a week. Iris are starting, daffodils
>>>
>> are
>>
>>> gone, lilacs are almost gone, weeds are rampant.  I need time to pull
>>> weeds!
>>>
>>> Cyndi
>>>
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> Inland Jim
> Willamette Valley
> 44.99 N 123.04 W
> Elevation 148'
> 39.9" Precipitation
> Hardiness Zone 8/9
> Heat Zone 5
> Sunset Zone 6
> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
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-- 
Jesse R. Bell

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