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Re: nature signs

  • Subject: Re: nature signs
  • From: "Betsy Kelson" <bkelson@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 07:55:53 -0500

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, September 28, 2009 10:34 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] nature signs


> 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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