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Re: OT - another cold front has arrived


VERY! Although it does happen occasionally. What will really be unusual is if it happens for more than one night back to back. Last night it went down to 30, so this is NOT good for our plants. All of the azaleas are budding up now. Hopefully they won't get burned. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 9:24 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - another cold front has arrived


Woman - 24 in Beaufort?  Isn't that VERY unusual?

On 1/29/07, Andrea Hodges <andreah@hargray.com> wrote:

It's 24 here tonight. Brrrrr! Had to bring the Australian Tree Fern in
even.

----- Original Message -----
From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 11:53 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - another cold front has arrived


> It must be contagious. It's 56 here today--that's the coldest day in
> the last 3 or 4 years. Supposed to warm up to high 60s tomorrow.
>
> On Jan 29, 2007, at 11:27 AM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
>
>> It actually got a bit warmer here as the clouds rolled in. It must >> have
>> drizzled a little bit on Saturday night but not enough to be
>> measurable.
>> On the gardening front, I did...nothing. Saturday my sister had a
>> birthday party for my brother-in-law, which I wasn't planning on going
>> to at first, but he is not in good health. Better to celebrate now >> than
>> regret later. Then on Sunday we picked up a camper; it's an old one
>> we'll use when we do horse camping, and it took all day to get it >> ready >> to put on the truck. Who knew that getting horses would lead to so >> much
>> stuff? At some point all this has to reach equilibrium so we can ride
>> the horses instead of getting ready to ride them, and hopefully at >> that
>> point time will also open up for me to get back into the garden.
>> I am looking at bare-root fruit trees though, and have to make a
>> decision pretty quick. Can't decide if I want another peach or if I
>> should try a pear tree, we've never grown one of those before.
>>
>> Cyndi
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> Behalf Of Theresa W
>> Sent: Saturday, January 27, 2007 6:50 PM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - another cold front has arrived
>>
>> Brrr-I'm chilly for you.  It's supposed to be 54 here and we might
>> actually get some rain!! It's been very dry this January. I spent >> all
>> day in the garage today, cleaning, ripping out a crappy old cabinet
>> (can
>> we say euwwww- disgusting). Apparently that is where the mice had >> been
>> living last winter- even found a petrified mouse carcass- yuck!
>> Anyway,
>> got all of that out- now to figure out how to get it to the dump!  Got
>> another shelving unit, and at least got stuff stacked on shelves, but
>> the whole thing needs to be organized.  But still.... visible
>> progress!!
>> I have to do a little more tomorrow no matter what, so that we can get
>> the other car in the garage- but after that I think I'm going to leave
>> this project for a week or two, and come back to it then.  I'm rather
>> sick of spending my weekends in the garage....even if it is cleaner
>> now.
>>
>> Theresa
>>
>> Donna wrote:
>>> dropping here too.... tomorrows high is only supposed to be 18...
>>> going down to 7 overnight....burr! The bad news is all my snow >>> melted
>>
>>> this week so the plants are on their own. (although they are
>>> predicting snow showers for
>>> tomorrow- we will see)
>>>
>>> Donna
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----
>>> From: Pam Evans
>>> <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>> Sent: Saturday, January 27,
>>> 2007 6:27:57 PM
>>> Subject: [CHAT] OT - another cold front has arrived
>>>
>>>
>>> Here we
>>> go again.  At 4:00 it was beautiful - 63 degrees - gardening in
>>> shirtsleeves!
>>> By 5:30 it was down to the lower 40's and the North wind is still
>>> howling.
>>> Thank goodness I got most everything done today before it hit.
>>> Finally got the last of that flat of purple rain pansies, snapdragons
>>> and irises planted by then.  Then I had to bring all the pots of
>>> tender stuff in again.  Ugh.
>>> But I dearly love my colorful ornamental peppers (Aurora & Nosegay)
>>> and my walking iris so they're worth the trouble.  Also got my Vera
>>> Jameson sedum relocated out to the new xeriscape bed (was my pepper
>>> bed - a real water hog) and watered in just in time.  Hope Oklahoma
>>> doesn't get blasted again like the last time.  *sigh*
>>
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Sunset Zone 25
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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