Re: [gardeners] Can You Say Microclimate? was Re: Sunday in (
Wed, 08 May 2002 14:31:44 -0600

Sure hope you get some fruit!  Damn mother nature, anyway.

Barb in Idaho

At 02:40 PM 5/8/02 -0600, you wrote:
>At 11:11 AM 5/8/02 -0600, you wrote:
>>My little mater made it!  I assumed it didn't get cold, because I didn't
>>even make it out to cover it up.
>>Barb in Idaho
>It dropped to 28 F. Stuff in the garden seems to be okay, but dry. 
>Potatoes were frostbitten, but other than that, everything was frost 
>hardy.  There are still a few blossoms on the Gravenstein, and perhaps 
>those will still make fruit, but they may have been damaged beyond 
>redemption. Some chile plants in my cold frame look unhappy, but they might 
>recover.  I'm hoping.  Emerging leaves on my persimmon seem to have taken a 
>hard hit.  I guess you are in a microclimate!  Margaret L