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Re: Burr.... it's getting cold out!


Hmm. They do here, and they did in New Jersey. Since they kept off the frost in New Orleans, I would think that the difference would only be a degree or two, but with a bit of early frost, that's all you need.

I had a palm-nut friend here in Atlanta that used to wrap his plants with Christmas lights, then a sheet, then plastic to keep off the wet and his plants would survive. That was back in the days when Atlanta would regularly get into the teens, and occasionally below zero.

d

----- Original Message ----- From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 4:46 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Burr.... it's getting cold out!


In a message dated 9/20/06 1:47:40 PM, pulis@mindspring.com writes:


She used old-fashioned
C-sized Christmas lights strung around/among  the plants for the very few
cold nights they ha

Daryl, I wouldn't want to risk for the sake of an experiment. Lights do not
melt snow when used at christmas time.
Ceres
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