hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

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

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: Burr....it's getting cold out!
  • From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT" cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil
  • Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 08:12:14 -0700
  • Content-class: urn:content-classes:message
  • In-reply-to: 276.f7204f9.3243dfd5@aol.com
  • Thread-index: AcbeV5GzNgBmOMHaQtmlepJ31bYMnQAAUhpA
  • Thread-topic: [CHAT] Re: Burr....it's getting cold out!

We get down into the 20s on winter nights. I've wondered if I could
plant my dwarf lemon in the ground, pop a portable greenhouse over it
and plug in some Christmas lights for heat at night. It's never below
freezing during the day. 
Maybe someday I'll try it. 


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of TeichFlora@aol.com
Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2006 5:30 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: [CHAT] Re: Burr....it's getting cold out!

Daryl, People do that all along the Gulf Coast, even with just regular
Xmas lights.  I leave mine up after Xmas through January, just in case.
It  really does help.  Probably not up north, but for us down here in
the  south, it does. 
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 9/20/2006 11:02:31 PM Central Standard Time,
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

I have a  friend who used to live in New Orleans. She used old-fashioned
C-sized  Christmas lights strung around/among  the plants for the very
few cold nights they had. I wonder if that would be an option for those
of you who have one or two cold nights followed by several weeks of
better  weather?

By the time we usually have frost, the daylight hours are so  few that
most of the tender stuff has stopped blooming  anyway.

Daryl (in Georgia, where it's finally delightfully cool and my  Ginger
Lilies have started to bloom...)

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the message

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement