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Re: Frost

I hear you. Denver was down 5" inches for the 2008 year, and we are
continuing to low. Here at the house we normally have about 120 " by now for
the winter and we are sitting at 28.5" . I am so tired of customers saying
how wonderful the weather is, except for the wind. "lots of snow in the
mountains and we are 112% over average there", but when you live on a well
as many of you know that can be a problem.

light breeze and 35 degrees
----- Original Message -----
From: <holmesbm@usit.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2009 10:29 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] 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.
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