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Re: question for those used to gardening in heat!


I do that all the time.  Sometimes accidently, sometimes not.  But it
really does help you keep cool.  And keep hydrated folks.  The heat
will fry the water right out of you.  Water or decaf/herbal iced tea
are good choices.

On 6/28/05, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
> I mentioned that I did that last week.  I don't know why it never occurred
> to me to do that b4.  Boy did that feel good!
> Kitty
> neIN, Z5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 10:49 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] question for those used to gardening in heat!
> 
> 
> > Also- watering oneself while in the garden is a must for those of us in
> > the heat.  My husband has some very unwelcome photos of me after
> > drenching myself witht he hose outside.  He thought it was rather funny
> > (but not photo-worthy in my opinion!)
> >
> > Theresa
> >
> > Bonnie Holmes wrote:
> >
> > >Also, try to either water in the early morning if your watering system
> gets
> > >the leaves wet.  Soaker hoses can be used at anytime.  One article I read
> > >mentioned creating larger dips with slight berms around them...plant in
> the
> > >dips.  The morning dew and whatever moisture is available tends to
> collect
> > >in the dips.  Mulch, mulch, mulch.
> > >Bonnie ETN Zone 7
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >>[Original Message]
> > >>From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
> > >>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > >>Date: 6/27/2005 10:16:14 AM
> > >>Subject: Re: [CHAT] question for those used to gardening in heat!
> > >>
> > >>Donna, never fertilize a plant under stress and  I never fertilize a
> > >>
> > >>
> > >tree.
> > >
> > >
> > >>Haven't you rcd the rains recently?  I think plants are tough if they
> are
> > >>
> > >>
> > >in
> > >
> > >
> > >>their hardiness zone, planted correctly and received adequate moisture.
> > >>    Ceres
> > >>
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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