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Re: Weather


Oh that is neat. I wasn't sure how far north Tornado Alley went. Of course,
now that I think about it, they do get them in Iowa from time to time. Glad
you won't have to be too concerned about that. Sounds like an interesting
place. How big a town is Petersburg BTW?

On 9/19/05, hodgesaa@earthlink.net <hodgesaa@earthlink.net> wrote:
>
> Oh yes, IL has tornadoes Pam. All those flat farm fields are perfect.
> Fortunately, Petersburg seems to sit on just about the only hill in the
> middle of IL. It's really an odd geographical phenomenon. The town sits in
> a valley after driving on flat lands forever, and then the valley rises to
> a very small, almost mountain like area where all the houses are. It's
> VERY
> ODD, but neat.
> A
>
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 9/18/2005 10:25:55 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weather
> >
> > Really. Ridiculous w/ the hurricanes this year. And what's ironic is
> that
> we
> > have gotten nary a drop from anything! Just heard tonight that my
> brother
> > got his boat to safety before Ophelia hit. That was good news. His
> marina
> is
> > roughly 50 miles due North of Cape Lookout. Andrea, I don't hink you'll
> have
> > too much trouble w/ hurricanes in IL. Hope they don't get tornadoes
> either.
> >
> >
> > On 9/18/05, Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > Seems like a great time to move- get the heck out of dodge before they
> > > get to Zachariah! What a year.
> > >
> > > Theresa
> > >
> > > hodgesaa@earthlink.net wrote:
> > >
> > > >Rita? CRAP! Why did I have to pick this time of year to move? And
> it's
> > > been
> > > >hot as blue blazes here as well. 90's and humid. ICK! I am SO looking
> > > >forward to Illinois.
> > > >
> > > >Andrea H
> > > >Beaufort, SC
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >>[Original Message]
> > > >>From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> > > >>To: Garden Chat <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > >>Date: 9/18/2005 2:39:13 PM
> > > >>Subject: [CHAT] Weather
> > > >>
> > > >>This past week has sure been one of crappy weather. Hot and hazy. I
> > > >>guess it's tropical depression 18 [can you believe it? TD 18! but of
> > > >>course there's no proof of tropical warming, spake the Great God
> > > >>Exxon-Mobile, and all the rapacious oil and coal companies and their
> > > >>political toadies nodded and said "Amen"].
> > > >>
> > > >>Daylight savings doesn't help. The sun doesn't come up these days
> until
> > > >>nearly 7:20 AM, then the haze keeps it in a kind of superheated
> > > >>twilight until mid-afternoon.
> > > >>
> > > >>Have to say, however, that Ms. Fatma's Caribbean Red papaya seems to
> > > >>like this weather. It now has seven fruits in various stages of
> > > >>development and more setting daily. This is an amazing tree. It was
> > > >>less than a foot tall when we planted it in late spring; it's now at
> > > >>least 6 feet tall and flowering and fruiting like mad. Makes me
> wonder
> > > >>if it couldn't be grown as an annual in a few zones north of here.
> > > >>Maybe Holli, even, could add one to her tropical garden; it's also
> an
> > > >>attractive tropical plant.
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>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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> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
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Kemp TX
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