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> It's April 10. Spring flowers are in bloom. The lupine,
> iris and day lilies are about 6 inches tall.
> The flowering and fruit trees are in bloom (You can see
> where this is going, can't you?) including our two mature
> apricot trees. Leaves are emerging from buds on shade trees.
> We had many days in the low 70's in March.
> Today it is 30 degrees and SNOWING, with 6-8 inches forecast.
> Here we go, another year w/o home-grown apricots.
> I can't decide if it's fools not learning from former errors
> or hope springing eternal, but over the weekend we planted
> two cherry trees and another apricot (we hope it's a
> later-blooming one.)
> gloria p
I don't have an ounce of pity for you. We haven't come close to 70
degrees and we're getting yet another full day of rain. I've now got 64
plants in my garage which I've ordered from different nurseries and they
have already been delivered. I can't plant them. The ground is so wet I
need hip boots to take the dog out for her walks. The feral cat rarely
leaves the garage.
If all else fails, I've got to buy 64 peat pots in various sizes to at
least get some of these plants into some fresh soil. I'm not a happy
"I'd like to be in Hell in time for dinner"
-Edward H. Ruloff
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