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Re: nature signs

  • Subject: Re: nature signs
  • From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 15:51:48 -0500

looking like it may be an early fall here too.  everybody's noticed it.

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 10:34 AM, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:

> Now I know who to ask the question that's bothered me off and on for years:
> How do you move a pumpkin that weighs half a ton?
>
>
> On Sep 28, 2009, at 6:38 AM, Betsy Kelson wrote:
>
> Hello Cyndi,
>> Sorry that I did not respond sooner. That 3" of snow was nothing compared
>> to
>> what a friend one mountian valley over and only another 1000 feet
>> higher.She
>> had 10 + inches of snow in one day, and the snowy weather continued for 2
>> more days. And I only got sleet and rain on days 2 and 3. The weather
>> system
>> would not move along..just stayed over the mountains. We even had to start
>> the wood stove..way too early.
>> At least it was sunny and warm for my garden center;s Giant Pumpkin
>> weigh-off. The state record was set at 1283 and it was grown on our
>> property
>> by one of our friends.
>>
>> Betsy
>> where it will warm up to 60's today
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI"
>> <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 9:37 AM
>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] nature signs
>>
>>
>> In the mid-90s here and going up over the weekend, but it's getting
>>> cooler at night; it is starting to feel like fall weather.
>>> Betsy, I about spit out my coffee when I saw you had snow already. Wow!
>>>
>>> Cyndi
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>>> Behalf Of andreah
>>> Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 7:24 AM
>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] nature signs
>>>
>>> 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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> Inland Jim
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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