Re: [gardeners] Wednesday and not in the garden

Jann (
Wed, 05 Mar 2003 09:28:17 -0600

Heh! I got up at 6 to one inch of ice. It is supposed to be in the 50's the 
next few days. Then the bottom falls out again. I will be broadcasting my 
wildflower seeds before the next freeze. It is looking like spring will be 
coming sometime in April! :o(


At 07:55 AM 3/5/03 -0600, you wrote:
>Got up about 0500 this morning and it was very foggy. Got home from a
>visit to a clients shop about 0730 and it started raining as soon as I
>got out of the car. Don't reckon the ground will dry out for tilling
>anytime soon but that's okay, checked the ground temp and it's still
>well below 70F.
>The seedlings under lights are growing straight and strong and I'm not
>feeding them a very dilute solution of Miracle Gro every fourth or fifth
>day. The small fan has been set up and blowing on the seedlings to
>strengthen them also. The chiles look the best at the moment but the
>eggplant are coming on strong, understandable as the eggplant were
>started a week after the chiles.
>The peach tree is starting to bloom and the mayhaw trees are setting
>fruit. The loquat has plenty of fruit for such a small tree but it
>doesn't seem to be getting any larger. Since I don't know much about
>loquats I'm going to have to do some research.
>Other than that the Shirley tribe are all doing well and life is good.