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Rushing around where the air is thin
« Reply #810 on: October 12, 2018, 01:17:06 PM »
It snowed and all of Angel Eyes tomatoes died. It happens every year
and I'm never ready to go back to the crappy store bought tomatoes
but Angel Eyes is always ready to move on probably because she does
95% of the garden work (or more).



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Re: Rushing around in Russia
« Reply #811 on: October 12, 2018, 01:23:23 PM »
If it happens every year why not do something about it? There are solutions, you know!
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Re: Rushing around where the air is thin
« Reply #812 on: October 12, 2018, 06:03:00 PM »
It snowed and all of Angel Eyes tomatoes died.

The snow seems very wet and I suspect when it melts you will see the tomatoes are fine.

If you knew there was snow/cold coming a simple plastic tarp would have assured no damage. The earths natural warmth would have been captured within. Assuming they are staked this is easy to do.

A greenhouse is for those who live in hot houses.
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Re: Rushing around where the air is thin
« Reply #813 on: October 17, 2018, 09:06:55 PM »
If you knew there was snow/cold coming a simple plastic tarp would have assured no damage. The earths natural warmth would have been captured within. Assuming they are staked this is easy to do.

Yes, in the past we put up a tarp and saved the tomatoes for a week or so.
We had 22F temperatures the next day and that will kill any tomatoes that
aren't in a greenhouse.

Angel Eyes gets tired of gardening each fall. She puts a Herculean effort into it for
months and now is tending her knitting (literally).

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Re: Rushing around in Russia
« Reply #814 on: October 17, 2018, 09:09:33 PM »
install a small greenhouse.

We've talked about it but decided against it this year. Since we just moved here in April
as renters Angel Eyes is loath to spend money on it, but when we do buy a place she is
far more interested.

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Re: Rushing around where the air is thin
« Reply #815 on: October 18, 2018, 06:49:09 AM »
If you knew there was snow/cold coming a simple plastic tarp would have assured no damage. The earths natural warmth would have been captured within. Assuming they are staked this is easy to do.

Yes, in the past we put up a tarp and saved the tomatoes for a week or so.
We had 22F temperatures the next day and that will kill any tomatoes that
aren't in a greenhouse.

Angel Eyes gets tired of gardening each fall. She puts a Herculean effort into it for
months and now is tending her knitting (literally).


Yes the tomatoes are finished.

Mark and I agree knitting is a good thing!  :laugh:
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« Reply #816 on: January 12, 2019, 11:39:42 AM »
Angel Eyes and Mini Me made a snowman. Mini Me tried to destroy it many times when
they started but once he realized what they were making he really got into it.

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« Reply #817 on: July 02, 2019, 06:08:46 PM »
Update,

I signed up for a temporary gig in Austin Texas. I was driving by and saw a
sign. NOTE: Photo is from early June. 104F is 40C

We might move here, time will tell.

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Re: Rushing around
« Reply #818 on: July 05, 2019, 09:46:02 PM »
Update,

I signed up for a temporary gig in Austin Texas. I was driving by and saw a
sign. NOTE: Photo is from early June. 104F is 40C

We might move here, time will tell.



104F - Hot Dang - Actually had to go to regional meetings in Austin in the Summer years ago - 107F in the Shade for an entire month and 101 at night - best thing about Austin are its winters if you dodge Flood Season, Hurricanes, Tornadoes and Summer in Texas - even the scorpions and rattlesnakes hide in the shade during summer days.

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« Reply #819 on: July 06, 2019, 12:00:11 PM »
104F - Hot Dang - Actually had to go to regional meetings in Austin in the Summer years ago - 107F in the Shade for an entire month and 101 at night - best thing about Austin are its winters if you dodge Flood Season, Hurricanes, Tornadoes and Summer in Texas - even the scorpions and rattlesnakes hide in the shade during summer days.

Don't forget about the "skeeterz" that have been known to haul off
children and small pets.



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Re: Rushing around
« Reply #820 on: July 10, 2019, 10:23:20 AM »
Update,

I signed up for a temporary gig in Austin Texas. I was driving by and saw a
sign. NOTE: Photo is from early June. 104F is 40C

We might move here, time will tell.



You like this kind of temperature?
please tell me where I'm being / have been 'dishonest'? 
Yes, he said that.........

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Re: Rushing around
« Reply #821 on: July 10, 2019, 10:35:29 AM »
You like this kind of temperature?

Not really, but after leaving North Dakota I've decided not to complain
about the heat. At least I can feel my toes.
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Re: Rushing around
« Reply #822 on: July 10, 2019, 12:07:15 PM »
You like this kind of temperature?

Not really, but after leaving North Dakota I've decided not to complain
about the heat. At least I can feel my toes.

Six of one, half-a-dozen of the other.  :chuckle:

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