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Re: everyone okay?
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: everyone okay?
  • From: cornergar@aol.com
  • Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 10:36:57 EST

Donna, Sorry to hear your mother has to have another round of surgery on  
that knee. Will she be in assisted care for a few weeks before she becomes 
your  responsibility again? Don't know how you do it. Kathy
 
 
In a message dated 1/10/2010 7:47:05 P.M. Central Standard Time,  
gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:

It was  minus 7 here this morning.  The wind chill was like -21.  Snow  
drifting
everywhere tonight with the strong winds-- claim a heat wave by  weeks end -
like 30.  sigh

Donna

--- On Sun, 1/10/10,  james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:


From: james singer  <inlandjim1@q.com>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] everyone okay?
To:  gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Sunday, January 10, 2010, 6:36 PM


Cold  spell is really something, especially re Florida. I didn't see  
anything
like this either time I lived there... so there's something to be  said for
being west of the Rockies afterall.


On Jan 10, 2010, at  3:26 PM, BONNIE_HOLMES wrote:

> On this side, we are worried about  FL where we get most of our citrus, 
other
fruits and  veggies.
>
> ETN Zone 7
>
> ----- Original Message  -----
> From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To:  gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent: Sunday, January 10, 2010 4:39:12 PM GMT  -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] everyone  okay?
>
> still no wheel spinning in the meter and it's almost 40  degrees. woo hoo.
> hope the Valley didn't get hit too bad, that would  not be good for our
> citrus industry.
>
> On 1/10/10,  teichfauna@aol.com <teichfauna@aol.com> wrote:
>>
>>  It is said that the pipes don't break until the thawing starts,  
something
>> to do with the pressure. You should notice a lack of  pressure, or no 
water
>> at all if the pipes are frozen in part or  whole. If this is noticed, you
>> are to shut off water to the house  at the meter.
>> This was interesting to me, since when our pipes  broke 20 years ago, we
>> were out of town, so were not able to  notice if anything prior to
>> the break.
>>
>>  Survived the hard freezes the past few days.....didn't get down into  
the
>> teens like we thought, but first time I've ever seen my small  ponds ice
>> over. Larger ponds had no signs of ice at all. Plants  are
>> frozen, hopefully
>> not at the roots in the pond.  Covered plants look a bad, but citrus 
seems
>> to have survived okay.  Not sure about the rest. Orchids appear fine,
>> bromeliads sustained  damage to the foliage, but hopefully will
>> pup out.  Plants
>> that didn't get covered look really bad, but hopefully they  will come 
back
>> from the trunks or roots. Had no frost on the  ground that I saw. Don't
>> think it got quite as cold in my yard...  my thermometer showed a good 5
>> degrees higher than the reports for  the area. Hoping for the best!!!
>>
>> Sure hope that was  the end of the freezes for the winter. Winter is
>> usually when I  get so much done, not so far. Grateful that the
>> temps didn't  get
>> too low.
>> Noreen
>> zone 9
>>  Texas Gulf Coast
>>
>> In a message dated 1/8/2010 3:51:35  PM Central Standard Time,
>> gardenqueen@gmail.com  writes:
>>
>> ok here - just checked the water meter and the  wheel isn't spinning - so
>> no
>> busted pipes. that's a  very good thing.....
>>
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>
>
> --Pam Evans
>  Kemp TX
> zone 8A
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Willamette  Valley

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