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Go away for a few days and someone leaves the freezer door open!!

Posted Sunday, February 12, 2012, at 12:04 PM

It may be a small comfort but even the folks in South Texas are dealing with cold. Of course, not what we have but....cold to them.

While there, I watched cool weather crops being harvested, talked gardening and even got some fresh tangerines straight off a backyard tree. I never knew those trees had thorns, yikes!

Got back in time for a feverish rush to bring in more wood and never got the wood heat high enough to keep the back-up heat from coming on. We used some gas! Darn!

I also had to throw the glass windows on the cold frame. I have not checked if there was any damage yet, but will right after I finish this post. It looks beautiful out there and would not be bad if the nights did not dip down so low. Oh well Virginia, I guess there is such a thing as Winter.

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An interesting article for home gardeners. If they do disappear life will get serious.


-- Posted by cherokee2 on Mon, Feb 20, 2012, at 6:17 AM

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Steve Mills and his wife have one daughter. They previously owned two coffee/ice cream shops, currently operate an internet sales company and teach classes, but his primary job involves the paper industry worldwide. Hobbies and interests lie in gardening, photography, recorded music and of course, their pets.