[gardeners] re: almanac

George Shirley (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Fri, 29 Jan 1999 18:14:19 -0600

For some reason Margaret's post bounced administratively to me. Have no
idea what caused it to bounce so here it is again.

Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 14:45:03 -0700
To: gardeners@globalgarden.com
From: margaret lauterbach <mlaute@micron.net>
Subject: Re: [gardeners] almanac weather

>Our predicted last frost date is February 18th but the old folks in the area
>insist they don't plant until Saint Patrick's Day, March 17th. I planted
>last year and lost all seedlings to a late frost, will wait until at least
>February 15th this year. But, then, it does feel a lot like spring. The
>narcissus have been blooming for a couple of weeks, one of the Gerbera
>is blooming, the honey bees are roaming around unseasonably, and the
>are ferocious. <VBG>
Skeeters already!  have you tried putting a fabric softener sheet in
breast pocket (or somewhere in that vicinity)?  I've been told it'll
the beasts.  Maybe not those killer skeeters you've got down there, but
Idaho mosquitoes are more intimidatable (effeminate?)  Margaret