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Re: rain....tomatoes


And it's really pouring here.
Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 8:19 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] 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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