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Re: snow

Oh- I love Suncharry tomatoes- good choice!


Kitty wrote:
I ordered a few seeds for next year from T&M - Suncherry tomatoes, Kniphofia Traffic Lights, and Camelot Lavender Foxglove. I've also collected seed again from my Indigofera kirilowii. They germed well last year and the little shrubs are wintering in the garage. If they survive they should do ok in the ground next year. Anticipating their success, I plan to start a new batch this spring. It's such a lovely plant.

neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa W" <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2007 4:17 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] snow

My pea seeds are finally coming up- took them long enough- almost 3 weeks!


james singer wrote:
Small weather story here. Apparently, we've have a front moseying through. It's been blustery for the last 2 days and the day high temps have dropped from 81 to 69. We've also had a skimpy 0.3 inches of rain in the last 48 hours--which the blustery wind simply sucked up again as soon as it fell.

I'm going to HD tomorrow to find a Japanese, Chinese. or Thai egg plant for a pot on the front patio. The tomato seeds I planted early last week are beginning to germinate.

On Dec 16, 2007, at 3:07 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:

We had about two inches of icy sleet this morning - didn't go to
church.  The man who plows our drive came by and said he was
sending a crew with a "bear cat" to clean up the walks and in
front of the garage - we had complained because he had pushed
snow up against the garage door last year and I couldn't get my
car out.  So far the crew hasn't appeared.  I hope they don't
forget.  Now it is raining and 33 degrees.  I hope it stops before
the temperature drops, or we will really be in a mess.  We used
to shovel years ago, but can't quite manage any more than the
steps and breezeway these days.  Since we are on a private
road, the town doesn't plow our road - the neighborhood has
to contract for that - and we have about 120
feet of drive that we have to have done.

In a message dated 12/16/2007 1:50:47 PM Eastern Standard Time,
kmrsy@comcast.net writes:

We got about 8 inches of wet snow.  There's a layer of slush under it.
Gotta get it up in case it decides to freeze to ice under there. Took me about 3 hrs of shoveling this am. I do more shoveling than most people do when I have the time. I did my driveway, my 60 ft of sidewalk and 60 ft of sidewalk of each neighbor to both sides of me. I also do half the street from the centerline to the curb and across the street for the approach to
and in front of the mailboxes.

I do my neighbors' walks when I can because sometimes they do mine when I
don't have time.  I do the street because if I don't the plow will come
along and shove a barrier of heavy ice and snow across my driveway. By my shoveling the street snow, he has nothing to push into my driveway, so I
won't have trouble getting out tomorrow.

Good exercise too.

neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cathy Carpenter" <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2007 11:58 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] snow

We got 3 1/2 inches here, good, because I was driving around
participating in the Christmas bird count all Saturday. The birds,
though had more sense - most of them were hunkered down out of sight!

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Dec 16, 2007, at 6:09 AM, Donna wrote:

Well to those to the east of me, you might want to watch out for this
storm. It dumped about 7-8 inches here and is still snowing. It is
supposed to get worse by the time it gets to you.

  I can't believe our area hasn't been plowed yet.... and add the
30MPH winds, drifting is really becoming an issue already.

Sigh, I have in good weather about an hours drive today...... I am
hoping they will all cancel and reschedule, but it is too early to
that yet.

  Stay safe folks!

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Southwest Florida
27.1 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Sunset Zone 25
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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