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Re: Winter is coming


Houston has had plenty of rain, so that certainly isn't the problem. maybe a
"flock" of squirrels bet you to them??
:-D

 On 11/14/05, Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com> wrote:
>
> Duh -- "my" age is old, but I'm not 150 yet! <LOL>
> zem
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 8:16 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Winter is coming
>
>
> > My age of my native pecan has been estimated at 150 years old. I would
> > imagine its roots really do go all the way to China or at least into the
> > aquifer that supplies drinking water to this region.
> > zem
> > zone 7
> > West TN
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 7:45 PM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Winter is coming
> >
> >
> >> Since I don't know the answer.. just throwing a question out here.
> >>
> >> Anyone know the depth of the root system of those producing and not
> >> producing fruits?
> >>
> >> Wondering if some are still getting sufficient water being deeper?
> >>
> >> Donna
> >>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>
> >>> I noticed my pecan crop is sparse, too; even the native one. My walnut
> >>> tree
> >>> had enough nuts to supply the third world. Go figure.
> >>>
> >>> BTW, heard we might get down to low 30's tomorrow night. I still have
> >>> Aesclepias and Phlox blooming along with the typical fall bloomers.
> >>>
> >>> zem
> >>> zone 7
> >>> West TN
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> >>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>> Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 6:58 PM
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Winter is coming
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> > Probably so, the pecan crop is about a third of normal here.
> >>> >
> >>> > On 11/14/05, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:
> >>> >>
> >>> >> We mentioned some days ago that the nut crop seems to be heavier
> than
> >>> >> usual this year, and speculated that the trees were responding to
> >>> drought
> >>> >> stress by producing more nuts to ensure continuation of the
> species.
> >>> With
> >>> >> that in mind, how do I account for the fact that the pinecone
> >>> production
> >>> >> is
> >>> >> way off. I usually pick up garbage bags full at this time of the
> year
> >>> to
> >>> >> use
> >>> >> in holiday decorations and as fire-starters. This year I could only
> >>> find
> >>> >> a
> >>> >> dozen or so. Fortunately I have bags of them stashed away, but
> wonder
> >>> >> why the poor production. Of course, this could be their way or
> >>> >> reacting
> >>> >> to the drought, too. Just curious.
> >>> >> Auralie
> >>> >>
> >>> >>
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> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > --
> >>> > Pam Evans
> >>> > Kemp TX
> >>> > zone 8A
> >>> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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