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Re: ah, Spring in Texas & elsewhere

  • Subject: Re: ah, Spring in Texas & elsewhere
  • From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 15:47:54 -0500

Cool, they're a good customer of ours.

On 3/29/09, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Yep.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, March 29, 2009 8:53 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] ah, Spring in Texas & elsewhere
>
>
> Excellent deal - what is Menards?  Like a Lowe's??
>>
>> On 3/29/09, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Yeah, they had mostly floribundas but I found a couple of climbers and a
>>> couple of shrub roses.  I sometimes buy a few things I find cheaply to
>>> expand the choices at my sale.
>>>
>>> Kitty
>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Sent: Sunday, March 29, 2009 6:26 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] ah, Spring in Texas & elsewhere
>>>
>>>
>>> Smart buy on the roses. Are they for your plant sale?
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Brisk here--wind chill has dropped the temp to 44 degrees; too cold
>>>> for me but a lot of plants seem to deem it warm enough to wake up. For
>>>> example, Salem, which bills itself as "Cherry City," is awash in
>>>> cherry blossoms, both ornamental and fruiting.
>>>>
>>>> On Mar 29, 2009, at 4:51 PM, Kitty wrote:
>>>>
>>>> A few little spitting type showers here. only 34 degrees now just a
>>>>
>>>>> bit before 7pm; forecast 28 tonight, but 51 tomorrow & 60 Tues, so
>>>>> still lookin' pretty good.
>>>>>
>>>>> I had to do MG stuff yesterday and thought I'd do some more cleanup
>>>>> here today, but just too chilly & icky.  I ran several errands & a
>>>>> bit of shopping then settled into an afternoon in the garage mixing
>>>>> potting soil. I still had 5 kitty litter pails of good soil a friend
>>>>> had given me so I stretched it out with Canadian peat, perlite,
>>>>> vermiculite, and screened leaf mold to yield 17 containers of mix
>>>>> plus enough to pot up four 2 -gallon roses (Menards had them for
>>>>> 50cents after rebate, so I got there early before they got beat up)
>>>>> and a couple of brugs. With the soil ready, I can hopefully start
>>>>> digging Tuesday.
>>>>>
>>>>> This won't be enough soil so I'm going to have to look for some
>>>>> cheap bagged soil.  I still have five 2.2cu ft bales of Canadian
>>>>> peat and plenty of perlite, vermiculite, and fertilizer.  I should
>>>>> screen some more leaf mold.
>>>>>
>>>>> Kitty
>>>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>> Sent: Saturday, March 28, 2009 4:48 PM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] ah, Spring in Texas
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> raining here now.... supposed to get 6 to 12 inches of snow before
>>>>>
>>>>>> this system
>>>>>> gets out of my neighborhood.... or so they say... sigh.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Donna
>>>>>> 40 miles south of Chicago, Illinois
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --- On Sat, 3/28/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> From: james singer <inlandjim1@q.com>
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] ah, Spring in Texas
>>>>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>>>> Date: Saturday, March 28, 2009, 2:42 PM
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Raining here [what else is new?]. Not hard, dramatic rain. Soaker
>>>>>> type. It
>>>>>> started sometime last night and hasn't let up--if anything, it's
>>>>>> become
>>>>>> more persistent. There's no breeze so I can only conclude the storm
>>>>>> is in no
>>>>>> hurry to move off.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mar 28, 2009, at 12:13 PM, Maria wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It's 56 here right now, but everything is still brown and gray,
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> and I
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> fully expect to see another snowstorm before Spring really gets
>>>>>> going.
>>>>>> Usually
>>>>>> happens just after the plowmen have taken the plows off all their
>>>>>> trucks.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Maria in Pocono Summit, NE PA
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> LOL - no way, it's still winter back there!   It'll be back up
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> to the mid
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 70's by Monday.  Thank goodness!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 8:06 PM, droman
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> <djroman@worldnet.att.net> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Pam,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Sounds like it is time to move back to the Pocono's.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Dan
>>>>>>>>> zone 6 PA
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans"
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>  To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Sent: Friday, March 27, 2009 6:47 PM
>>>>>>>>> Subject: [CHAT] ah, Spring in Texas
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Out looking for twirlies, we've got a watch going until 8pm.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> We had a
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>  big
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>  thunderstorm come up from the South around 1pm, dropped about
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> 1 - 1 1/2"
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>  of
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>  rain.  Warm and muggy, then the wind shifted abruptly to
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Northwest (here
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>  comes a norther) and the temps have dropped 20 degrees in the
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> last hour.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>  So
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>  there is some serious turbulence in the atmosphere at the
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> moment - winds
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>  are
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>  around 30 mph sustained w/ gusts.  We actually have a frost
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> warning for
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>  tomorrow and Sunday morning now.  And maybe flurries tonight?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Crazy
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>  weather man.  The birds are freaking out too.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>> Pam Evans
>>>>>>>>>> Kemp TX
>>>>>>>>>> zone 8A
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> --Pam Evans
>>>>>>>> Kemp TX
>>>>>>>> zone 8A
>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Inland Jim
>>>>>> Willamette Valley
>>>>>> 44.99 N 123.04 W
>>>>>> Elevation 148'
>>>>>> 39.9" Precipitation
>>>>>> Hardiness Zone 8/9
>>>>>> Heat Zone 5
>>>>>> Sunset Zone 6
>>>>>> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
>>>>>> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
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>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Inland Jim
>>>> Willamette Valley
>>>> 44.99 N 123.04 W
>>>> Elevation 148'
>>>> 39.9" Precipitation
>>>> Hardiness Zone 8/9
>>>> Heat Zone 5
>>>> Sunset Zone 6
>>>> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
>>>> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
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>> --
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX
>> zone 8A
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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