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All right, who spilled the Perlite?

Will this reflect the light and help the veggies grow strong. :roll:
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You may be surprised that snow refleted light helps a greenhouse with light intensity for plants!
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Anything goin' on in the greenhouse right now Eric? Or is it on hiatus for the winter?
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Aw. Looks nice though. :wink:
I can't remember, the greenhouse is the far 1/2 of the larger structure on the left correct? The structure on the right is the Duck House with the fig and the pond on the other side?

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GardenRN wrote:Anything goin' on in the greenhouse right now Eric? Or is it on hiatus for the winter?
Jeff,
I have some lettuce and pea shoots, but they are about done. I also rescued some chard and planted them in 6" pots.

My onion seed arrived about a week ago. I will be starting them in the propagation chamber by the weekend. With this weather it seems a little early. :?
Aw. Looks nice though.
I can't remember, the greenhouse is the far 1/2 of the larger structure on the left correct? The structure on the right is the Duck House with the fig and the pond on the other side?
Apple,
Yes and yes. Sounds like we may get another 4" and Seattle as much as 12" :shock:

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wish we had some of that, its so dry here its sad.

i hope you have some kale going, now is when it tastes best.
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Re: All right, who spilled the Perlite?

DoubleDogFarm wrote:All right, who spilled the perlite?

Eric
:flower: he, he I feel humor in those words. :lol:

Gee, we had about .08" of rain ( I call it spit for anything under an inch)the other day :x Its almost foreign to even have to water in winter down here.

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:flower: he, he I feel humor in those words. :lol:
Thank you, Thank you. I'll be here all night and what I've heard, the rest of the week. :(

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50 mph wind here in Pa. tonight perlite blowing away!
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50 mph wind here in Pa. tonight perlite blowing away!
Here, forecast rain on Friday. Come on rain! :D

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That same storm is supposed to hit us too. Its not here yet, but it is cloudy.
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James, The novelty has worn off. I'm sending it your way. :P

Jan 18th 2012 about 9:00am
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I'm heading upstairs for a third cup of coffee. :D

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We had some nice perlite. And then....40 mph winds blew it all away.

Literally! No melting, just blown clean away! We think it is piled up in the next county, LOL!
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White is purity in the world but in gardening would you say green or brown depending if you are a composter or not?
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Last night It started snowing like crazy, then sometime during the night it warmed up and turned to rain. Now its still raining and the snow is melting. The ground is frozen so the water won't go down and its running off. We got over an inch of water out of it so there is a good possibility of flooding in some areas. It won't be a problem here thankfully, but look out downstream. Too bad the ground is frozen, it would be good if that water went into our soil.
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James,

AccuWeather.com

Here it's currently about 27 and it's warming up a degree per hour. Around 9:00 am tomorrow, we should have rain. They are forcasting close to an inch of rain. :shock: We are in for a soupy mess.

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Its 49 degrees and the sun is shining. The snow is mostly gone, but there is still water running off. Seems weird, it is January after all. We would expect to be in a deep freeze this time of year.

My bees appreciate the January thaw. They are out flying today.
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Well, Here we are it's 11:15am and it's still around freezing. The 9:00am rain now looks like early evening rain. It's not warming up as fast as they thought. :P They are still saying .89" of rain on the way. :shock: :(

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Snowing again here today. 3 inches already and still coming. Tis the season for it................
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rain dance

What I wouldnt give for some rain right about now.

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great pictures

WOW those are some great pictures. :D

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those are great pictures thanks for sharing

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