Re: [gardeners] Weather report

David G. Smith (
Thu, 16 Nov 2000 21:31:52 -0500

A change in the weather here in Delaware too -- 30 degrees this morning, our
first freeze.


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Subject: [gardeners] Weather report

> I think I can honestly say that the drought in SW Louisiana has broken. We
> getting rain since yesterday and it has been falling steadily all of that
> The ground is finally getting saturated enough that there is some runoff
and I
> have reports that the freshwater marshes are beginning to fill again. It's
> actually been raining here, off and on, for about a week now and we are
glad to
> see it.
> Our cabbages are heading up nicely, the radishes are still producing, the
> is about 6 inches tall, the carrots are still feathery but doing well, the
> spinach is spreading, the kohlrabi and Florence fennel are doing well, and
> onions have gone mad. I start picking some tomorrow and they've only been
in the
> ground about a month. Bunching onions are over a foot tall and there are
> to five onions in each bunch where only one start was planted.
> The tender plants are in the greenhouse and I'm starting to itch to plant
> spring seeds in the pots but must force myself to wait until January 15th.
> Life is indeed good.
> George