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Re: Weekend Report


Take the fresh fruit to your local food bank. They can't take "home
processed" food, but anything fresh is usually greatly appreciated.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, February 06, 2005 6:22 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Weekend Report


> Egads.. that is a A lot of dates there..... glad the women have a
> plan.....can't imagine what you would do with all of those, surely can't
eat
> them all....
>
> I know for us northerns, that is a strange site, but is it common to see
> bunches of dates (as well as other fruits, such as bananas) as you drive
> around your area? Just curious....
>
> My excess fruit (so far only plums and peaches) turns into jelly when
> everyone I know gives me the look as I try to hand them more fruit <lol>.
> Not sure what I am going to do this year... got cases of jelly downstairs
> already....
>
> Donna
>
> >
> > The dates are only about 7 feet off the ground. I can reach most of
> > them.
> >
> > On Saturday, February 5, 2005, at 07:57 PM, Kitty wrote:
> >
> > > Wow! Can you reach that high or do you have to climb, Jim?  That's
> > > amazing.
> > > Kitty
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
> > > To: "Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2005 5:46 PM
> > > Subject: [CHAT] Weekend Report
> > >
> > >
> > >> Our old queen palm [Syagrus romanzoffiana] flowered and fruited this
> > >> year, as it does every year. But when my two favorite teachers--Ms
> > >> Fatma and Ms Whelma--noticed it this year, they thought "teaching
unit
> > >> with products to sell at open house." Today, the queen's dates began
> > >> to
> > >> ripen, so I began to pick them [palm dates do not ripen all at once,
> > >> but over a period of weeks]. Pictures of the queen and her dates can
> > >> be
> > >> found at
> > >> http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/jsinger2003/
> > >> album?.dir=639e&.src=ph&store=&prodid=&.done=http%3a//
> > >> pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/jsinger2003/
> > >> my_photos%3furlhint=actn,del%253as,1%253af,0
> > >>
> > >> Island Jim
> > >> Southwest Florida
> > >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> > >> Zone 10a
> > >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> > >>
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> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> > Zone 10a
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> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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