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RE: planting bulbs and watering

Well Pam.... I guess that is what you get for living in an area that
gardens year round.. no rest! I didn't think you could do bulbs that
need cold treatments down there... hum....

Here I have called it a gardening year. On to Xmas, health issues, and a
host of other stuff. It is still raining here as it has all season long.
Currently in some nice temp weather... 50 highs, 36 lows.... I am hoping
for a better season next year. I am worried that many plants were lost
this year, but will determine that in the spring. The bitter cold that
came thru a few weeks ago has pretty much killed off everything here. A
few hardy mums hanging in there.... 

On another note, looking at my travel schedule for next year, (Uck!), I
am hoping that maybe some regional groups of us can get together. That
would be awesome.... like I will be in Atlanta area mid June, Denver
early Aug, So. Calif and then back to Atlanta mid Sept... and probably a
few other spots too, most are still subject to change.... and of course,
if anyone is passing thru this neck of the woods, you are all welcome


> Normally - I don't have to water by bulb planting time, normally I'm
> still wearing shorts. This year? Major drought. Still under a burn ban
> too.
> The barrel is full of weeds. Took Friday off and spent the entire
> days watering and planting bulbs and weeding. The path project will
> obviously have to wait until Spring now - yard is still too hard to
> Was hoping to have that done by now.
> Re-mulched every bed and container today too. Anything to cut down on
> the water bill. But the upside is - everything is still blooming. All
> the warm weather stuff like zinnias, Madagascar periwinkles and
> plus all the cool season stuff like violas, pansies, rosemary and
> cmaellia.
> Even the lavenders are giving it another go! Roses look great and the
> peppers and basil are still going strong! What a weird Fall! Four
> o'clocks are giving up though - pity. And the Spring bulbs are all
> starting to sprout. Hope they quit soon or I'm going to have daffodils
> and leucojums in December. Too weird!
> hugs to all -
> Pam

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