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RE: weather


Sorry to hear your plans got canceled due to weather.. where you able to
reschedule both?

We got 8 inches here, some melted already as the sun came out this
afternoon. Still cold, but not unbearable like it has been.

Donna

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 8:31 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: [CHAT] weather
> 
> We're having our first heavy snow for the season - so far about 4 inches,
> but
> it shows no sign of letting up.  Of course it would be the day I finally
> had
> an
> appointment with a doctor who might have done something about the Lyme
> disease I have been struggling with since summer, but that's the way it
> goes.  Also, the Friends of Lasdon annual dinner tonight will be
> cancelled.
> My garden club worked hard earlier this week to decorate the manor house
> for this event.  Oh well
> 
> As for having flowers in winter - I try to have something in bloom all the
> time.
> African violets are a staple, if boring.  My heirloom Christmas cactus -
> from
> a cutting from a huge one in an old-folks home where we used to visit
> about
> 40 years ago - is just coming into bloom.  I have had, and lost, numerous
> fancy hybrids in many colors - yellow, white, pink, etc., but this old
> magenta
> one keeps on producing year after year. Also a couple of my old hibiscus
> plants have produced a new rash of blooms since we brought them in - one
> bright red and the other light yellow.  Less showy, but very attractive to
> me,
> is an aloe 'Flurry' that is beginning to send up flower spikes, and a
> dwarf
> pink spathyphyllum has a bloom spike.  I guess none of this would look
> like much to many people, but it gives me a boost.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 12/09/2005 12:07:24 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> judylee@lewiston.com writes:
> It is lovely to have flowers in winter. I brought in a pot of impatiens
> that
> never stopped blooming and a couple of Pelargoniums are blooming again. Oh
> and an African violet bloomed for the first time in a couple of years.
> 
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