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Re: Blowin' in the wind/fall color

  • Subject: Re: Blowin' in the wind/fall color
  • From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 10:49:52 -0500

That sounds like my part of Oklahoma Jim.  And it has been that way
for weeks.  Don't think we really got a fall....
Leaves are pretty though because of all the rain we had this year, and
the summer didn't fry the leaves off the trees before the temps
changed.


On 10/28/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
> Definitely rainy season here. Some rain nearly every day now. No wind, but
> cool temps--38 and overcast right now. Brrr.
>
>
> On Oct 28, 2009, at 5:58 AM, Tricia wrote:
>
> > Yesterday was beautiful here.   My husband came home at noon so we could
> work on cutting down a 30+ year old pine tree that died suddenly.  I didn't
> want to believe it was dead.... but it is.  This is the second time we have
> cut on it and hauled off 2 trailer load both times  I hope we can get the
> rest of it in maybe 2 or 3 loads.  It is getting a bit high for both of us
> but we are taking a limb at a time, using a pulley and lowering them to the
> ground.
> > After we quit on that and my husband went to play golf and I went to the
> church to plant 5 flats of pansies.  Whew!!!!!!  Almost ran out of places to
> put them.  If they all live they are going to be beautiful.
> > Color has been beautiful here this fall.  I think due to all he rain we
> got this year. I cut to the ground 2 vitex trees the other day so that I
> could see 2 Washington Hawthorne trees that are coloring so good this year.
> I think this is the first time they have had the red berries.  I still love
> the color on the Theresa Bugnet Rose, the best of all the fall color.  The
> rose is just ok when it blooms but the fall color and winter red stems are
> worth the invasive nature of the plant.
> > Today is suppose to be WINDY!!!!  I don't plan to work outside at all
> today.
> > Tricia
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa" <macycat3@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 11:04 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Blowin' in the wind
> >
> >
> >
> > > Yep- very blustery here today too!
> > > Theresa
> > >
> > > Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI wrote:
> > >
> > > > Everyone's pretty quiet, you all working on your Halloween costumes or
> > > > something?
> > > > I haven't been doing any gardening myself. We spent Saturday scraping
> up
> > > > old linoleum and painting since we're retiling the laundry
> room/bathroom
> > > > area. Gee can't think why I don't do that more often. Sunday I went
> for
> > > > a short hike and then we took the horses for a ride. Gorgeous day,
> > > > absolutely gorgeous.
> > > > Today, however, is not gorgeous. The winds came up fierce last night,
> > > > must be 50mph now. Going to work I ran into a dirt cloud so thick I
> had
> > > > to stop the car. Total white-out (beige-out?) conditions, I was very
> > > > afraid someone would plow into me. But I crept forward until I got out
> > > > of it. If it's this bad at quitting time I'm taking another route. I
> can
> > > > see the sunrise from my window and it's creepy looking with the sun
> > > > trying to get through all the dirt in the air.
> > > > They say nights might get into the low 30's later this week. I really
> > > > need to find time to move my patio plants into the greenhouse.
> > > >
> > > > Cyndi
> > > >
> > > >
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