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Re: now weather, Pam's-Progress on the garden wall

My friends - there are more where those came from - just say the word!!


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Jesse Bell" <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 07 Jan 2004 19:04:26 -0600

>Well, I'm at the bottom of the "tolerance level" for cannas.  Zone 6 is 
>"iffy" for them..and depends on where you plant them and if they are mulched 
>heavily over the winter....AND...how bad the winter is.  I've had some die 
>out too....I just fill in those spots with those that are hardy enough to 
>>From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
>>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] now weather, Pam's-Progress on the garden wall
>>Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2004 18:15:57 -0500
>>Lordy!  I can't get canna to survive in the ground here in my "balmy"
>>(currently about 20F) z 7 garden; they just turn into mush:-(
>>I think our low is heading for the teens again tonight after 70F last
>>weekend....survival of the fittest out there in garden land with
>>roller coaster weather.
>>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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>> > From: Pamela J. Evans <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>> >
>> > Nope - cannas are tough. Remember, they survive up at Jesse's in
>> > zone 6. Even the (well-watered) lemon tree seems to still be alive.
>> > got tired of hauling it in and out of the house. Yesterday the high
>> > 34 degrees. That's our normal LOW temperature this time of year.
>> > weather. Supposed to be back up to 60 by tomorrow afternoon. It
>> > well better be, this is ridiculous! It got down to 15 here once and
>> > cannas were fine.
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Pam Evans
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