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RE: uh oh


LOL!!! That wouldn't have worked.  MIL loved cold weather.  Their place was
too remote to get a hotel, too.  We lived to tell about it and it wasn't as
if we were staying with their friends out there who were living in a tent
while they waited to finish building their house.  It WAS exceedingly cold,
though!

Blessings,
Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Kitty
Sent: Monday, October 16, 2006 6:20 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] uh oh

Oh my!  I'd've invited them to stay in the motor home with you!
Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, October 16, 2006 9:42 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] uh oh


> While these mid-west surprises in temps below freezing are no fun, one 
> sort
> of gets "used to it."  The Christmas we spent in Colorado with in-laws had
> honest temps of -40 F and we were given the bedroom the farthest away from
> the pot bellied stove they used for heat.  We zipped into our sub-zero
> sleeping bags UNDER the thick layers of blankets they had on their bed in
> there and still woke up to find snow on the covers and ice in Bill's 
> beard!
> Brrrrr!!!!   (We'd have stayed in the motor home, but it would have hurt
> some feelings.)
>
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> Behalf
> Of james singer
> Sent: Sunday, October 15, 2006 10:32 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] uh oh
>
> Yeah... I wouldn't either.
>
> On Oct 15, 2006, at 10:24 AM, Kitty wrote:
>
>> Big difference in our zones Bonnie.  Freezing temps are one thing but
>> we usually get a few stretches of a few days each of minus 20 in our
>> winters. A year or 2 ago we actually had a stretch of minus 20 fro 3
>> weeks.  Plumbago is not going to survive here.
>>
>> Kitty
>> neIN, Zone 5
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bonnie Holmes" <holmesbm@usit.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Sunday, October 15, 2006 10:09 AM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] uh oh
>>
>>
>>> Plumbago survives here in the ground with numerous frosts and
>>> freezing temperatures.  I don't know how it would do if we had a
>>> serious winter...one with freezing temperatures of several days to 
>>> weeks.
>>>
>>>
>>>> [Original Message]
>>>> From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>> Date: 10/14/2006 7:49:40 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] uh oh
>>>>
>>>> Are you keeping track of these temp dip vis-a-vis species? Could be
>>>> valuable observations. Especially re plumbago, either blue or white,
>>>> and fountain grass, either purple or white.
>>>>
>>>> On Oct 14, 2006, at 6:53 PM, Kitty wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > Just a note on my original uh-oh. We've finally passed throught
>>>> > the freeze dip and  will be having more seasonal temps for awhile.
>>>> > I
>>>> had
>>>> > left one purple fountain grass and one Plumbago out there, fully
>>>> > exposed, and they are unscathed.  Everything out there in the
>>>> tenders
>>>> > bed looks just as it did before.
>>>> >
>>>> > Kitty
>>>> > neIN, Zone 5
>>>> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer"
>>>> > <islandjim1@verizon.net>
>>>> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>> > Sent: Saturday, October 14, 2006 5:33 PM
>>>> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] uh oh
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >> Oh boy. I hope you dry some of those poblanos, Cyndi. They dry
>>>> >> super-raisiny and are just great in any sauce made with dried
>>>> chiles.
>>>> >> They are also fairly expensive as dried peppers--like $5 for a
>>>> pack
>>>> >> of nine or ten peppers. I envy you and may try to grow some in
>>>> >> the next pepper cycle.
>>>> >>
>>>> >>> I also picked about five pounds of poblano peppers but I only
>>>> >>> managed to roast, peel and freeze about 3 lbs. I can do a pound
>>>> >>> every
>>>> night, I
>>>> >>> think, and maybe I'll manage to get them all inside before it
>>>> >>> freezes.
>>>> >>> First freeze is usually around the end of October, and if I'm
>>>> lucky
>>>> >>> it
>>>> >>> will not damage much because we normally have a couple weeks of
>>>> good
>>>> >>> weather again after that. But next weekend we are going horse
>>>> >>> camping so I will not be able to do anything then.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>> Cyndi
>>>> >>>
>>>> >> Island Jim
>>>> >> Southwest Florida
>>>> >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
>>>> >> Hardiness Zone 10
>>>> >> Heat Zone 10
>>>> >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
>>>> >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
>>>> >>
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>>>> Island Jim
>>>> Southwest Florida
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>>>> Heat Zone 10
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>>>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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