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RE: nature signs

  • Subject: RE: nature signs
  • From: "andreah" <andreah@hargray.com>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 10:24:27 -0400

I have a rat too-heard it last night in the kitchen-YUCK! AND I have
squirrels that have chewed off part of my siding to get into the roof. I
swear, it must be a hard winter coming. It's still 85 degrees here. 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Betsy Kelson
Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 8:13 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] nature signs

Hi Donna,
        I cannot answer for the squirrels. but a month ago the cats caught
two mice in the house in one week. I thought it was rather early for the
mice to be coming in so I began to think along your lines...early
snow...tough winter.
    Well, yesterday we got 3" of snow here in Evergreen. The average first
snow for Denver is OCtober 14th and last year's first snow was November
14th.

I hope another nature person can add some light to this subject.

betsy
7am 25 degrees
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: "gardenchat list" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, September 20, 2009 9:18 PM
Subject: [CHAT] nature signs


> Many here are nature buffs in different climates.  So I am wondering what
the
> critters here are trying to tell me.
>
> Every year the squirrels etc always buried the apples, pears etc getting
ready
> for winter.  This year, they are placing them high!  I watch thru the
window
> and seen him put a pear all the way on the top of a trellis in the
clematis.
> Now I noticed a pear on the top of the metal holder for the climbing rose
> bush- wedged in between the butterfly metal wings on the top decoration, a
> good 6ft up....
>
> So, does this mean a lot of ice and freeze or 6 ft of snow is coming?
>
> In all the years I have been here, I have never seen this before.... so
> something is up!
>
> Donna
>
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