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Re: rain....tomatoes

Looks like you got some more good rain today.  We got a measly 1/8 of an
inch.  I wish I knew why we were being punished so.

On 1/15/06, TeichFlora@aol.com <TeichFlora@aol.com> wrote:
> Jim, our usual heavy crop of wild tomatoes didn't materialize this year
> much.  Guess they need a bit more moisture than they got to yield a
> good  crop.
> The plants are still alive, but....not much fruit this year compared  to
> previous years.  Perhaps if we get some spring rains then they'll
> come  back.
> Hopefully.  We've had one good rainfall this year, so far, and  supposed
> to have
> another rain day this coming week (Tues).   Still no  winter to speak of
> at all,
> we've had a light frost once which didn't even knock  back the usually
> sensitive plants....so anything needing chill hours hasn't  gotten it at
> all.
> Unusually high temps here, not that I'm complaining at  all, but....we
> could have
> used more moisture.
> Loved the Ode to the Garden hose poem, sent it out to all my gardening
> buddies here in TX.  They all loved it and said it was about time
> that  someone put
> to words how they felt.  I think the businesses around here  have sold
> more
> hoses this year than anything!
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 1/14/2006 11:02:18 PM Central Standard Time,
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> My roma  tomatoes are setting fruits--some already as big as Chilean
> grapes--and we're picking wild tomatoes, not huge numbers, but  enough
> every day or two for a salad or a cold pasta  sauce.
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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