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Re: weather


I'd gladly take your excess water. Drought is in its eight consecutive
month now and I've been watering (and pulling up dandelions) all day in
preparation for the arctic front headed our way sometime tomorrow. Never
have I had to water in Dec. or Jan. before.

If we don't get rain (and LOTS of it) by March - this will be a very bad
year indeed. The ranchers and cotton farmers must be pulling their hair
out.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sat, 3 Jan 2004 17:14:42 -0500

>Bonnie, You've certainly had your share of water in the past year.  It's
>drizzling here now, but the temps are on their way down and we'll be in the
>teens in a couple of days.  At this stage there is no point worrying how
>your plants will react to soil saturation, because there's little you can do
>about it anyway.  One thing you could do is make notes of it - standing
>water or just squishy soil, etc, how long, which plants affected.  Something
>remind you  of what they went through later when you're loking at those
>plants.
>Kitty
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2004 1:02 PM
>Subject: RE: [CHAT] weather
>
>
>> I guess that means more rain is on its way here, huh, Donna?  We've got
>> flood warnings and our gutters haven't been able to keep up with the
>deluge.
>> There is a small "river" between property lines, the low areas are
>> overflowing and even the walkway to the porch has 1/2 thick water pouring
>> over it.  We haven't gotten to the point of a rain like the 100 years
>flood
>> levels for the area, but it can't be too far off with the ground already
>at
>> saturation.  And we will be in the Mid 60's today!  UGH!!!  It should be
>> colder tomorrow, but not freezing until Monday.  We'll see.
>>
>> I'm not sure what water saturated earth will do to the dormant plants and
>> those that have broken dormancy because of this warm spell.  Anybody out
>> there know?
>>
>> Blessings,
>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>Behalf
>> Of Donna
>> Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2004 9:31 PM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] weather
>>
>> You take care of your self Judy.. the flu that is around here is a .....
>>
>> Currently raining here... a tad earlier it was pouring and I kept
>> thinking it is gonna start thundering in a minute... glad it was rain
>> and not snow... or I would be shoveling instead of typing...
>>
>> Donna
>>
>> > Happy New Year!
>> > It snowed Monday & Tuesday & didn't all melt. Snowing again today so
>> we
>> > may
>> > be having our 2 weeks with snow now. Winter blooming heathers were in
>> > bloom
>> > the week before Christmas, so I will look for them again as soon as
>> the
>> > white stuff melts. I've had a lovely week off. Supposed to work today,
>> but
>> > have called in sick. Icky flu  or some such. So, I'm taking it easy,
>> > watching the parade on HGTV. Also feeling guilty that someone else has
>> to
>> > work for me. Stay healthy.
>> > Judy B
>>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A



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      • From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>

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