Re: [gardeners] Tuesday in the garden

Jane Burdekin (
Wed, 14 Apr 1999 10:19:38 -0600

No way, it's already stopped anyway and it turned into the white kind this
morning for a few minutes, I was worried.  I will still be bringing in my
new flat of perennials tonight.  We are still dipping below freezing at
night.  Spring will come.


>Jane Burdekin wrote:
>> Hi George,
>> We got your rain!  I am so happy, it has been raining all night with
>> thunder and everything!  We so seldom get rain this is a real treat.  We
>> really need it.
>> Jane
>> > Not much going on in the garden today except running the soaker hoses
>> > again. Still no rain even though it was forecast. Chiles, green beans,
>> > scarlet runner beans, and tomatoes are all blooming good and the little
>> > radishes are getting fatter. Spring lettuce is about the size of a small
>> > dog's ear now and just right for salads. Grass needs mowing, bah humbug
>> > but Miz Anne did get out yesterday and whack a bunch of stuff in the
>> > front flowerbeds. Particularly the dwarf crepe myrtle by the front door,
>> > you can get to the door again. ;-) She dug up some amaryllis bulbs that
>> > had quit blooming and potted them for trading stock.
>> >
>> > It's back to work tomorrow and Thursday so I'm off to bed.
>> >
>> > George
>Send it on down here, we're used to getting much more rain than we currently
>get. I love a good thunderstorm.