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RE: snow

We are having no weather here. Clear, no wind (!) and in the 60s this
weekend, today we are getting a bit of cloud and they say it will rain
tomorrow night. We'll see.
I went riding on Saturday and hiking Sunday morning. Nice.


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of james singer
Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2007 12:49 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] snow

Small weather story here. Apparently, we've have a front moseying
through. It's been blustery for the last 2 days and the day high temps
have dropped from 81 to 69. We've also had a skimpy 0.3 inches of rain
in the last 48 hours--which the blustery wind simply sucked up again as
soon as it fell.

I'm going to HD tomorrow to find a Japanese, Chinese. or Thai egg plant
for a pot on the front patio. The tomato seeds I planted early last
week are beginning to germinate.

On Dec 16, 2007, at 3:07 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:

> We had about two inches of icy sleet this morning - didn't go to
> church.  The man who plows our drive came by and said he was
> sending a crew with a "bear cat" to clean up the walks and in
> front of the garage - we had complained because he had pushed
> snow up against the garage door last year and I couldn't get my
> car out.  So far the crew hasn't appeared.  I hope they don't
> forget.  Now it is raining and 33 degrees.  I hope it stops before
> the temperature drops, or we will really be in a mess.  We used
> to shovel years ago, but can't quite manage any more than the
> steps and breezeway these days.  Since we are on a private
> road, the town doesn't plow our road - the neighborhood has
> to contract for that - and we have about 120
> feet of drive that we have to have done.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 12/16/2007 1:50:47 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> We got about 8 inches of wet snow.  There's a layer of slush under it.
> Gotta get it up in case it decides to freeze to ice under there. Took
> me
> about 3 hrs of shoveling this am. I do more shoveling than most people

> do
> when I have the time. I did my driveway, my 60 ft of sidewalk and 60
> ft of
> sidewalk of each neighbor to both sides of me.  I also do half the
> street
> from the centerline to the curb and across the street for the approach

> to
> and in front of the mailboxes.
> I do my neighbors' walks when I can because sometimes they do mine
> when I
> don't have time.  I do the street because if I don't the plow will
> along and shove a barrier of heavy ice and snow across my driveway.
> By my
> shoveling the street snow, he has nothing to push into my driveway, so

> I
> won't have trouble getting out tomorrow.
> Good exercise too.
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Cathy Carpenter" <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2007 11:58 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] snow
>> We got 3 1/2 inches here, good, because I was driving around
>> participating in the Christmas bird count all Saturday. The birds,
>> though had more sense - most of them were hunkered down out of sight!
>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>> On Dec 16, 2007, at 6:09 AM, Donna wrote:
>>> Well to those to the east of me, you might want to watch out for
>>> storm. It dumped about 7-8 inches here and is still snowing. It is
>>> supposed to get worse by the time it gets to you.
>>>   I can't believe our area hasn't been plowed yet.... and add the
>>> 30MPH winds, drifting is really becoming an issue already.
>>> Sigh, I have in good weather about an hours drive today...... I am
>>> hoping they will all cancel and reschedule, but it is too early to
>>> know
>>> that yet.
>>>   Stay safe folks!
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Southwest Florida
27.1 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Sunset Zone 25
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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  • References:
    • Re: snow
      • From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
    • Re: snow
      • From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>

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