RE: watering looking leaves after frost, and frost in zone 7 already?
- Subject: RE: watering looking leaves after frost, and frost in zone 7 already?
- From: "Mary Chastain" <MC_hosta@Bellsouth.net>
- Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 18:26:22 -0400
- Importance: Normal
I did not know about the maps until one of my customers told me about them. He
manages the forest for a large paper company so of course he has the maps. He
only lives about 10 miles from me but he was smart enough to choose his garden
sight carefully. I can have a hard freeze and his plants have no damage.
Sometimes it really hurts. This is one case of what you don't know can hurt
I took cuttings from the garden. I try to carry over a few of the ones that I
enjoy the most. I also gathered about 5 gallons of sweet pepper and 3
I have never heard of those maps, wish I had...but I built here before
gardening was important to me.
I can definatly sympathize with you.
While my hostas are down for the season...across town Kim and Cindy's
are doing much better.
I can register a 10 degree difference between the
posted city temp and temp's in my back yard. Downtown Minneapolis is only 20
miles from me.
I have had at least 3 hard frosts already. We even had snow
This year the spring was wet...and the fall isn't doing too
but the summer was very very dry. And with all this sand...Jeez.
I can tell you which hostas do better with dry feet...
very well in Vista, Calif. I used to have one in my front yard.