It's supposed to freeze tonight!

catherinet(5 IN)April 22, 2005

Hi all,

After winter lasting 4 years this year, spring had finally sprung. All the wildflowers, early perennials, trees, bushes, etc. are blooming/sprouting. Now, it's supposed to be 30 degrees tonight!! I sure hope it doesn't freeze everything. What a bummer! Then Saturday night, we're supposed to get 2" of snow!

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angel_kittys_mom(6a OH)

I couldn't agree more. This winter has been just endless, it seems. I thought it was just me! I went out earlier this afternoon to Lowe's, and they were bringing plants in because it was already so cold at 1 pm, with wind, rain, and snow. I'm in central Ohio -- where are you located?

    Bookmark   April 23, 2005 at 3:11PM
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catherinet(5 IN)

Hi ak'smom,
I'm in central Indiana. It's been 36 most of the day, so you know it's going to get alot worse tonight! What a bummer!

    Bookmark   April 23, 2005 at 4:16PM
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jillmcm(z6 PA)

I think most of the natives can handle it - it's the tender perennials and the annuals that might kick the bucket. The snow may actually insulate things somewhat. We've been dipping into the 30s regularly, but not low enough to freeze (SE PA).

    Bookmark   April 23, 2005 at 7:46PM
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same here, 30 predicted for tonight. we put all of the wave petunias in the shed, hanging baskets in the shed. brought the mandevillas into the kitchen for the night. sure hope the perennials we planted last weekend make it okay. some of them are blooming right now and are just beautiful!

    Bookmark   April 23, 2005 at 7:52PM
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John_D(USDA 8b WA)

Weird weather for sure. We are far north of you, and we hit 70 today and are supposed to drop to 50 tonight,
The juncos have left two weeks early and the pine siskins are getting ready to head for their woodsy nests.

    Bookmark   April 23, 2005 at 11:48PM
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