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Re: Definitely fall


Hello Everyone,
        Here in Evergreen Colorado, my containered tomatoes finally were
killed by a 24 degree morning on Monday. I think this has been the longest
growing season for me since I came to Evergreen...130 days at least. I do
not remember when  I planted in May. It could be as long as 150 days.
        Also, we have not has any rain since September 6 and no first snow
yet. Very scary. Like Auralie, I am concerned for the well, so we are back
to watching when we do laundery, showers, and dishes. All outdoor and indoor
watering this year had been out of the rain barrel and gallon jugs as usual.

betsy
----- Original Message -----
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 9:19 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Definitely fall


> What a beautiful day here!  It's raining!  This is the first rain we have
had
> since late July, and it has been hideously dry.  The past few days have
> been hideously hot, as well - this is October?  Today is in the 60s.  The
> net's prediction is for a sunny day, but so far it is still raining -
looks as
> if we have had nearly an inch.  It had become so bad I didn't even like to
> go down to the garden .  There was nothing I could do, and everything was
> dying from the drought.  I'm sure I have lost a large double-file viburnum
and
> at least one, maybe more, dogwood.  Their leaves have just turned brown
> and fallen off.  Anyway, I am so thankful for the rain.
> Auralie
>
> In a message dated 10/10/2007 7:07:20 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:
>
> Today is the first day since mid-June I am wearing long pants.  It has
been
> exceptionally hot here- it isn't supposed to be in the 90's with high
humidity
> in IL zone 5 in October!  But that was monday's weather here... yesterday
it
> was in the high 70's- today it is supposed to be in the 50's... we will
see.
> Cool this morning, but we will see what develops.
>
>
>
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