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Re: Frost

We had a cold spell followed by a warm spell.  Now, we have possible snow
this evening followed by lower temperatures.  Thank goodness, we were over
average for precipitation in January because we ended February with two
inches short for the month.  Hope we are not headed for another drought
this year.

> [Original Message]
> From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 2/28/2009 10:01:15 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Frost
> Mild here yesterday, up around 50 degrees, but  very gloomy.  Snow
> showers were predicted over night, but this morning it's bright and
> sunny - 40 degrees.  It's predicted to rain and turn very cold over
> night.  I do hope it doesn't freeze before the rain stops.  We still
> have two-foot piles of ice beside the drive and in the front beds.
> It snowed before Christmas, then rain fell on the snow and froze.
> We have had two more cycles of light snow followed by freezing
> rain.  The whole thing turned into solid blocks of ice.  Even after
> two thaw days, the ice piles are still there.  At the back edge of
> one of the piles I can see a Hellebore trying to peep through.  The
> other Hellebores, to say nothing of the rest of the garden, are still
> under the thick pile of ice.  It's really hard ice - can't even chip it 
> with a shovel.  I don't know what, if anything will survive.  Never
> had such before.  
> Auralie
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