Re: OT: Northern weather
Ellen Gallagher wrote:
> After seeing Rima's, Dorothy's and Maureen's remarks about snow
> and/or flurries, I just had to add that yes, we have had real snow
> accumulation more than once. The first time was a fleeting one in
> September when Larry and Jean Doucette were visiting and saw the
> snow on the mountains....it didn't really accumulate much in Sept.
> but yesterday was a banner day when I had to scape/shovel to rake
> the rest of the leaves off the garden. Again today....another year
> when I didn't weed soon enough and the ground is frozen...but it
> will thaw out this afternoon for a few hours...hopefully. Now to
> make myself get out there in this frigid wind on my hands and knees.
> We still have tall asters blooming (right next to the garage on the
> South side), liatris, one fall-blooming white alpine allium and
> the sedum 'Autumn Joy' doing their thing.
> At least all the bulbs are planted and I am going to plant my
> Siberian seeds on Sat. and am also planting some lily seeds for
> the first time. :-)
> Happy Fall,
> Ellen Gallagher / firstname.lastname@example.org
> Northern New Hampshire, USA / Zone 3
> Siberian iris robin / email@example.com
I am amazed that you stillhave things blooming. I saw the last bloom
weeks ago and that was a pansy reprise. Nothing seems to kill them
except deep winter.