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Re: Freeze 27 deg

My Monkshood is blooming a deep, rich glorious shade of blue-purple.
Good things come to those who wait. Oh, and I think I saw a hint of
bright yellow out there where that willowleaf Helianthus 'First Light'
is residing. I was beginning to give up hope of those buds ever opening.
Temps are expected to rollercoaster this time of year, so I won't worry
too much just yet - though I will keep the sweatshirt handy.


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> In a message dated 10/2/2004 2:43:22 PM Central Standard Time, 
> jsinger@igc.org writes: 
> Definitely not my kind of weather. Just the thought of it makes me want 
> to find my sweatshirt. 
> Me, too. The same cold front arrived here late this morning, and now I am 
> so sleepy I can hardly keep my eyes open. Guess it's some gene memory of 
> hibernating. It's supposed to go down to the 40's tonight. I am NOT 
> ready 
> for this; it's way too early. My Confederate Rose (Hibiscus mirabilis) is in 
> full, glorious bloom as is the Lespedeza thunbergii. I am not ready for 
> them to croak just yet, thank you very much. We shouldn't be having frost 
> until 
> sometime next month. (She said hopefully.) 
> zem 
> zone 7 
> West TN 
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