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RE: snow

Not really..... snow acts like an insulator as well as preserving
moisture... so a plant buried all winter will survive better than one on
bare soil... freezing, thawing, freezing, iced...

And Auralie, 

Tell DH to stay in where it is warm... find a local kid to shovel...


> I kinda question that zone 6 thing - really!!
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> >We have about 11 inches - didn't get plowed out until about 3:30
> yesterday
> >afternoon.  I had a hard time persuading my old man not to go out and
> shovel it
> >himself - he just doesn't like to admit he's too old at 77 to do such
> things.
> >Of course he doesn't mind using the "too old" excuse to avoid
> >chores that he never did like in the first place.  Oh well.  The snow
> pretty to
> >look at, we are warm and cozy, and didn't really need to go anywhere
> no
> >problem.
> >  Several social events scheduled for Saturday and Sunday were
> and
> >we had to postpone our garden club's decorating of Lasdon house until
> >tomorrow.  We got out before the snow hit on Friday afternoon and got
> everything
> >needed for that event, and  Saturday I boned and stuffed a big
> chicken
> >and cooked it for the event.  It will happen.  But this is really too
> early for
> >this kind of weather.  And they think they have "upgraded" us to zone
> yet?
> >Oh well.  Auralie

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