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Re: where did everyone go?!?


I've been sick most of the week, so no news here.  Missed the two prettiest
days we've had in a long time which really hacked me off.

On 2/23/07, Theresa W <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> yes- I get peas in winter.  Then they die back in spring, just in time
> to plant the tomatos.
>
> Theresa
>
> Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
> > So do you get peas in the winter or do they grow until spring and then
> > start bearing?
> >
> > Cyndi
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of Theresa W
> > Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 2:52 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] where did everyone go?!?
> >
> > And I plant mine in November here!
> >
> > Theresa
> >
> > Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
> >> It probably depends on when it gets hot in your area. When I sow mine
> >> in mid-March, I start getting peas in...ummmm...early May I guess, but
> >
> >> the "season" only lasts about two or three weeks. I don't know if they
> >
> >> are exhausted by then or if the heat kills them off, because it's
> >> pretty common for us to be getting high 80s during that time. We have
> >> to pick every day too. I only plant snow peas and sometimes snap peas,
> >
> >> always the short ones so I don't have to trellis them.
> >> I'm really hoping to plant this weekend and see if I get a longer
> >> season.
> >>
> >> Cyndi
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >> Behalf Of pdickson
> >> Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 9:12 AM
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] where did everyone go?!?
> >>
> >> I could be wrong but I always thought they had to be in by mid Feb in
> >> order for them not to burn up too soon...  I have made it before and
> >> they do great.... but most of them time I think I am too late and
> >> don't get them planted.
> >> Tricia
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 10:56 AM
> >> Subject: RE: [CHAT] where did everyone go?!?
> >>
> >>
> >>> I have always planted my snow peas in mid-March, even though we have
> >>> a
> >>> very short spring. I guess I always had this feeling they would
> >>> freeze
> >>> plus I just haven't been ready to get them in the ground before that.
> >>> But I'll try putting them in this weekend and see what happens, it
> >>> would  be great to get a longer season out of them.
> >>> Lots of freeze burned foliage at my place too, it is really starting
> >>> to  become more evident as the rest of the yard greens up.
> >>>
> >>> Cyndi
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >
> >>> Behalf Of pdickson
> >>> Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 8:18 AM
> >>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] where did everyone go?!?
> >>>
> >>> It is 60 here this morning.  I got my snow peas planted last week so
> >>> maybe I will get some before it gets too hot.  I have potatoes ready
> >>> to plant but my mom always said plant on March 17th.
> >>> We are suppose to have bad tornado like storms this evening with high
> >
> >>> winds then Saturday is suppose to be good again.  I am hoping to go
> >>> to
> >>> OKC to a House and Garden show tonight while the weather is not good
> >>> then home to work in the yard tomorrow.
> >>> My husband got a pre-emergent put down on the grass...  and the extra
> >
> >>> acre.
> >>> We have to be diligent about pre-emergent to keep down the grass
> >> burrs.
> >>> I hope we get some rain on it tonight.
> >>> So much to do.... I did get out and cleaned the old burned foliage
> >>> from the Lenten Roses (Helleborus orientalis).  I hope they get to
> >>> bloom this year.
> >>> I can see daffodil foliage but still very short.  I need to cut back
> >>> some overgrown prowis castle artemesia.  I like to leave it as winter
> >
> >>> cover but now it gets to looking pretty bad.
> >>> I wish everyone a great weekend to work in our gardens!
> >>> Tricia
> >>> zone 6b
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT"
> >>> <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> >>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>> Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 9:55 AM
> >>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] where did everyone go?!?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Everybody's quiet I guess. Nothing happening here in So Cal except
> >>>> we
> >>>> did have a bit of rain last night - probably less than half an inch
> >>>> -
> >>>> but I'm sure the plants welcomed it anyway. It was a cold storm too,
> >
> >>>> this morning all our car doors were frozen shut.
> >>>> My onion plants showed up yesterday so I will be planting this
> >>>> weekend if the weather cooperates. And I have a couple tomato
> >>>> seedlings up already. More daffodils are starting to bloom which
> >>>> only accentuates all the clean-up work I need to do out front - ah
> >>>> well, what would life be without a list of things to do?
> >>>>
> >>>> Cyndi
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> >>>> On
> >>>> Behalf Of Zemuly Sanders
> >>>> Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2007 6:48 PM
> >>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] where did everyone go?!?
> >>>>
> >>>> I was gone all day.  I'd rather have been outside.  Tomorrow I visit
> >
> >>>> the accountant. <YECCH> zem
> >>>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>>> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> >>>> To: "gardenchat list" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>>> Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2007 8:28 PM
> >>>> Subject: [CHAT] where did everyone go?!?
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> Did I miss something, no chat messages today?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Everyone on the west coast ok
> >>>>> with this storm coming thru?......
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Hum... must be spring and everyone is in the garden....
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Donna
> >>>>> who's been busy with work stuff....
> >>>>>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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