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Re: weather


Your oregano is cold-sensitive?  Mine seems to live through temperatures in
the 20s.  Sure it won't come back?

Bonnie Zone 7/7 ETN
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> [Original Message]
> From: Theresa W <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 1/16/2007 10:01:17 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] weather
>
> Well tonight it is only supposed to go down to 30.  I am certain that 
> I'm going to lose some plants- just not sure what yet.  The oregano that 
> has been growing in my veggie garden is dead as can be- so that is a 
> good hint that other plants- especially some semitropicals aren't going 
> to make it.  I haven't even uncovered my big pencil jade plant- but 
> really hope a little pruning is all it will need.  I'll uncover 
> everything to morrow and water again. It is sooooo dry here!  I did pick 
> all of my lemons before the freeze started, so at least I saved them and 
> I don't think the trees will be a problem- but may not have a great year 
> this year while they recoup.
> Theresa
>
> Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
> > It got seriously cold. They are saying almost all the citrus crop -
> > oranges, tangerines, lemons etc - is ruined. The avocados are gone (and
> > we were just talking about those). Strawberries are gone. I think there
> > was also a lot of damage to things like lettuce and other greens.
> > According to the papers the trees will be okay. 
> > I don't expect a lot of plant damage at my house but I haven't gone out
> > to take inventory yet. I would not be surprised if my big opuntia cactus
> > is dead, it wasn't looking happy before all this. But we'll see about
> > everything else. I was wondering about all the rosemary but the biggest
> > bushes look fine (so far); the prostrate rosemary will likely need to be
> > trimmed back.
> >
> > Cyndi 
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of Donna
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2007 11:18 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] weather
> >
> > just how cold did it get in 'crop' country?... what crop are we talking
> > about since Calif has a few that I can think of...
> >
> > And while we are talking
> > California... anyone heard from David recently?  I sure hope his
> > greenhouses have the option to turn on heat...
> >
> > Pam did you stay home? Looks like you are getting hit again.....
> >
> > Yesterday was the first snow fall of the year for me and heard something
> > about the first time winter season with 44 days of no snow or somekinda
> > record we set.  Interesting year to say the least- wonder how many
> > plants I am going to loose over this.  We have had plenty of rain, as
> > they also claimed we would have had feet of snow if it was in that
> > state....
> > Donna- where it is getting cold ... 13 for a low tonight, which really
> > isn't bad for here....
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----
> > From: james singer
> > <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 16,
> > 2007 12:06:58 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] weather
> >
> >
> > Interesting--I though those
> > prototype smog machines had gone away. If they only lose the crop, the
> > crop-insurance cavalry will ride to their rescue; but if they lose the
> > trees, too, man that's a whole different thing.
> >
> > On Jan 16, 2007, at 12:38 PM,
> > Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
> >
> >   
> >> According to the paper, the growers
> >>     
> > were frantically pulling out their
> >   
> >> smudge pots on Thursday and Friday. They
> >>     
> > also ran the wind machines and
> >   
> >> turned on the sprinklers. To little avail,
> >>     
> > apparently, since the damage
> >   
> >> is already estimated in the billions.
> >>
> >> Cyndi
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> >>     
> > [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >   
> >> Behalf Of james singer
> >> Sent:
> >>     
> > Tuesday, January 16, 2007 2:18 AM
> >   
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: Re:
> >>     
> > [CHAT] weather
> >   
> >> They did indeed. The nursery where I worked here still uses
> >>     
> > smudge pots
> >   
> >> when frost is threatened. Think California did away with the
> >>     
> > pots some
> >   
> >> years ago, though. Last time I was in the groves out there in
> >>     
> > winter,
> >   
> >> they all seemed to be using overhead sprinklers.
> >>
> >> On Jan 15,
> >>     
> > 2007, at 8:35 PM, Pam Evans wrote:
> >   
> >>> No kidding.  I seem to remember many
> >>>       
> > years ago they used to burn
> >   
> >>> smudge pots
> >>> in the citrus orchards?   Is
> >>>       
> > that right or am I hallucinating again?
> >   
> >>> :-)
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 1/15/07, james
> >>>       
> > singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
> >   
> >>>> Would likely be tarred and
> >>>>         
> > feathered in California for even
> >   
> >>>> suggesting burning tires.
> >>>>
> >>>> On Jan
> >>>>         
> > 15, 2007, at 5:09 PM, Cersgarden@aol.com wrote:
> >   
> >>>>> In a message dated
> >>>>>           
> > 1/15/07 4:02:43 PM, islandjim1@verizon.net
> >   
> >> writes:
> >>     
> >>>>>           
> >>>>>> Just
> >>>>>>             
> > kidding, Ceres.
> >   
> >>>>> You got me, Jim!
> >>>>>      Ceres
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
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> >>>> Southwest Florida
> >>>>
> >>>>         
> > 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> >   
> >>>> Hardiness Zone 10
> >>>> Heat Zone 10
> >>>> Sunset Zone 25
> >>>>
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> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >   
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