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Re: weather


Same here- no rain from May-October.  I'm sure we are supposed to be a 
desert- but thankfully I've got a sprinkler system.  My water bill has 
decreased over the past 3 years since I yanked out alot of the front 
grass and planted perennials.

Theresa

Pam Evans wrote:
> Very rare to get rain in the summer.  There is usually a big high pressure
> system that settles in over North Texas around Memorial Day and it stays
> there until fall.  Every once in a while a strong cool front from the
> Rockies will blow through and give a brief respite from 100+ temps and
> sometimes drop a bit of rain.  But that's it.  Hence all my xeriscape
> plantings.
>
> On 7/14/06, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>   
>> No rain all Summer? Gosh, that is when you need it..
>> well in your case, it doesn't matter this year, you
>> need it period.
>>
>> Wish I could share with you.... it is raining here
>> again- thunder/lightening all that stuff. Next rain
>> was supposed to be Tuesday...sigh, they were wrong
>> again....
>>
>> Donna
>>
>> --- Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> It's been dry dry dry here.  I've gotten so many
>>> weather notices from CNN
>>> lately that say more rain forecast for most of the
>>> nation that I just want
>>> to pitch the computer out the front door.  I am
>>> STILL watering because I
>>> don't have to go to work tomorrow.  Taking her
>>> highness in for annual
>>> check-up/teeth cleaning  in the morning.  Heat is
>>> normal here, no big
>>> deal.   Donna - our normal (hmm) rainy season is
>>> October/November then
>>> January on and off through March then some big
>>> storms in April and May.
>>> From Memorial Day until well after Labor Day, forget
>>> about it unless it's an
>>> El Nino year.  We need an El Nino year REALLY badly.
>>>  17 months of this
>>> drought is making me severely cranky.
>>>
>>> On 7/13/06, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>>       
>>>> Sheesh, I now why i live where I do....
>>>>
>>>> Definately can't take that heat.
>>>>
>>>> Donna
>>>>
>>>> --- Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT
>>>> <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> Gee, it's only 103 here at 4:00 pm. 10%
>>>>>           
>>> humidity.
>>>       
>>>>> "It's a dry heat..."
>>>>> However it's about 60 in my office. Why why why
>>>>>           
>>> do
>>>       
>>>>> we have to do this?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Cyndi
>>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
>>>>> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
>>>>> Of pdickson
>>>>> Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2006 4:00 PM
>>>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] weather
>>>>>
>>>>> I can beat that... I just saw one of those
>>>>>           
>>> lighted
>>>       
>>>>> signs that said it is 103
>>>>> right now.  It is 5:58 PM... wonder how hot it
>>>>>           
>>> got
>>>       
>>>>> today.  We have
>>>>> predictions of over 100 with no rain in sight.
>>>>> Tricia
>>>>> zone 6b
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>> Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2006 5:27 PM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] weather
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>> It's supposed to be about 93 Sat thru Tues
>>>>>>             
>>> here.
>>>       
>>>>> I'll be working on
>>>>>           
>>>>>> inside projects this weekend in the A/C.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Kitty
>>>>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
>>>>>> To: "gardenchat list" <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>>> Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2006 8:33 AM
>>>>>> Subject: [CHAT] weather
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>             
>>>>>>> Gosh what is ma nature up to these days.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Glad no one is in the path of Calf fires..I
>>>>>>>               
>>> hope!
>>>       
>>>>>>> Pam any chance that drought will end soon?
>>>>>>>               
>>> When
>>>       
>>>>> is your 'usual'
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> raining season?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Holli was saying she was getting yet another
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> storm last night...
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> Chris P when is your garden tour? Are you
>>>>>>>               
>>> ready
>>>       
>>>>> or is this weather
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> effecting you too?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Tues-Wed (for about 24 hours) I got rain, a
>>>>>>>               
>>> few
>>>       
>>>>> downpours, but mostly
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> just light rain. Yesterday noticed how much
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> damage it did. Plants are
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> flooping over, trees weeping with water
>>>>>>>               
>>> collected
>>>       
>>>>> in the leaves.
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> Looks better this morning but never realized
>>>>>>>               
>>> that
>>>       
>>>>> even light
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> prolonged rain would do that.
>>>>>>> Weatherman reported less than an inch total-
>>>>>>>               
>>> hum,
>>>       
>>>>> my wheelbarrel,
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> wagon and stuff is all FULL (read
>>>>>>>               
>>> overflowing)...
>>>       
>>>>> hum... thinking I
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> got a tad more than an inch! (not complaining
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> mind you)
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> now they say I am in for a heat wave this
>>>>>>>               
>>>>> weekend, starting today...
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> sigh, good time for you to visit Pam, we
>>>>>>>               
>>> might be
>>>       
>>>>> close to that darn
>>>>>           
>>>>>>> 100 mark...
>>>>>>> sigh...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Donna
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>               
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>>> --
>>> Pam Evans
>>> Kemp TX
>>> zone 8A
>>>
>>>
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