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Re: Still crazy weather!
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: Still crazy weather!
  • From: Patricia Dickson <pdickson53@gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 21:38:50 -0600

Betsy,
We just moved our son to Golden, Co.  He sent me pictures today of all the
snow!  Wow... beautiful though.  He has sent me pictures almost every day
of sunrises or mountains.  He has always wanted to live in Colorado.
Tricia

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 9:13 PM, betsy <bkelson@ix.netcom.com> wrote:

> Go ahead and plant. What have you got to lose.
> Here in Colorado, we had a 60 degree day on Wednesday, 89 mph winds, 6
> inches of snow and 34 degrees in 48 hours. Got to love it.
>
> betsy
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> >Sent: Feb 23, 2012 11:18 AM
> >To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >Subject: [CHAT] Still crazy weather!
> >
> >Am I reading the calendar wrong?  Is it really still February?
> >It's  57 degrees here this afternoon, and this morning I picked
> >Snow Drops, Crocus, and Hellebores.  Daffodils are up 6-8 inches
> >and have swelling buds.  The quince buds have been showing
> >color for more than a week and are half open today.  There have
> >been a couple of cold snaps - it was down to  17 degrees on
> >Sunday, but didn't even freeze on Monday night - 34 degrees.
> >
> >I keep telling myself not to remove the leaf mulch on my
> >perennial beds, but it's hard not to do it.  I keep remembering the
> >"April Fool" snow storm a few years ago that caused us so much
> >damage.  Oh well.
> >
> >Last year I couldn't plant peas on the traditional pea-planting day,
> >St.Patrick's Day, because the garden was still snow-covered and
> >the ground frozen. This year I could plant them any day because
> >the ground has never fully frozen.  Should I stay with St. Pat's?
> >Or try for an early start?
> >
> >Auralie
> >
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-- 
Patricia Dickson
10078 N. 2396 Road
Weatherford, Ok 73096
580-302-0042 (cell/business)
580-772-0502 (home)

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