hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

RE: OT - Freeze

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: RE: OT - Freeze
  • From: John Montgomery/Monashee Perennials <monashee@bcgrizzly.com>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Apr 1997 08:53:05 -0600 (MDT)

>On Sun, 13 Apr 1997, Barbara Mann wrote:
>> Walter, I don't think there is such a thing as a "normal" iris year.  But
>> really pessimistic climatologists have been saying lately that what we've
>> getting now IS normal, and the past few decades have been unreasonably
>> Hmm.  And I thought the weather was better in my childhood only because my 
>> memory is getting more selective.
>> ===============================================

I recall attending a lecture by a famous meteorologist sometime during the
sixties. He contended that the world climate to that point in this century
was abnormal in that it was so easily predictable, whereas "normal" climate
over the centuries was much more erratic. He predicted at that time that
weather would become more normal, ie more unpredictable. Perhaps he was
close to the mark.

John Montgomery
Vernon  BC                                      Where spring is two to three
weeks later than normal but without any high low swings to it so far. Dry
also with only 1.7 mm of rain this month.

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index