Re: [gardeners] heat

Jane Burdekin (
Sat, 11 Jul 1998 17:10:20 -0600

I didn't get to many gardens at all, too much family stuff to do.  I did go
to worlds of fun, and was very impressed with some of their plants.  They
had banana plants outside, and my cousin said they have a big green house
and  people that just deal with the plants.  I found a cool fern and should
have gotten some of those berries on the plant to try to grow.  Maybe next


> Jane:  you didn't get to Powell Gardens while you were in the area, did
> you?  It's outside of Kansas City, but not too far.
> At 06:37 AM 7/10/98 -0600, you wrote:
> >I can vouch for that heat and humidity, I just got back from Kansas
> >and it is hot and humid.  It's nice to be back in Colorado where it
> down at
> >night, 
> 	 I did have a wonderful time, wish it didn't take 11 hours to drive
> >there.  I still only have little tiny green tomatoes, and my cousin
> >harvested a red pepper while I was there.  I'm ready for tomatoes and
> >peppers too.  
> 	Ray brought in some tomatoes with a little blossom end rot, but think
> will still be edible - just cut it out.  So hard in this heat to keep the
> potted tomatoes WET!  Haven't noticed if the peppers are soon ready to
> produce or not.  
> >Jane 
> >
> Barb Rothenberger
> Columbia, Mo.
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