Re: [gardeners] How warm has it been?

David G. Smith (
Sat, 12 Dec 1998 07:11:39 -0500

Here in zone 6 Delaware, it's 31 degrees this morning.  I think this is
just the third or fourth day it's been below freezing.  I've picked a few
alpine strawberries in the past week.


At 07:02 PM 12/11/98 -0600, you wrote:
>It's been warm enough in the REAL USDA Zone 8 that some of the
>spilled sunflower seeds from my birdfeeder have sprouted, grown,
>and flowered.  I have a small dwarf sunflower patch, about a half-
>dozen sunflowers blooming on December 11.
>Harry Boswell     
>USDA Zone 8