Re: [gardeners] Weather again

margaret lauterbach (
Tue, 19 Oct 1999 09:58:53 -0600

At 10:52 AM 10/19/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Got up to a fine misting rain this am plus temps of 55F. When I came
>home from the dentist at about 1030 the temp was 54F and the rain was a
>little heavier. We need the rain but don't like the cold. Two days ago
>it was in the low eighties for temperature.
>Cabbages, broccoli, and cauliflower like this weather though, they're
>doing fine out in the main garden. Luckily we got the yard mowed and the
>rest of the composted horse manure spread yesterday. Smells a little
>like a stable out there today. ;-)
Do you grow fava beans, George? Seems to me they'd enjoy this time of year,
IF you enjoy fava beans. They're frost tolerant.  Margaret L