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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #720 on: February 04, 2012, 11:00:09 PM »
To damn warm! Yes I said it to DAMN WARM, who should I send my complaint to? Maybe Denny?
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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #721 on: February 05, 2012, 05:07:13 AM »
To damn warm! Yes I said it to DAMN WARM, who should I send my complaint to? Maybe Denny?

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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #722 on: February 14, 2012, 06:50:44 PM »
Damn damn damn. I had several beers slated for NHC entries (and yeast crops ready to go), but with three feet of snow in as many days and more forecast, it looks like I may not get them brewed in time.

Time to get started on that electric brewery, I guess...
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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #723 on: February 14, 2012, 06:53:24 PM »
73 gosh darn degrees here today, but rain clouds are moving in.  I'm not worried, they'll bypass and rain on somebody else.  they always do now.
I'd really just rather be brewing in sunny Carlsbad New Mexico

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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #724 on: February 15, 2012, 12:42:35 AM »
A little cool tonight, mid 30s, but the days have been warm enough that the garlic is coming in already.  I really hope it doesn't freeze.

Bummer about the beers Sean, I have no idea what to tell you.  Do small batches on the stove? :-\
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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #725 on: February 15, 2012, 07:20:07 AM »
A little cool tonight, mid 30s, but the days have been warm enough that the garlic is coming in already.  I really hope it doesn't freeze.

My garlic and shallots are already up, daffodils are coming up too.  But most mornings are still in the 25-28F range and it doesn't bother the plants
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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #726 on: February 15, 2012, 10:34:43 AM »
I had the most blossoms ever on my avocado tree, but we had a couple of cold nights this week, into the upper 30's.  I hope they aren't all dead.  I was looking forward to a lot of fruit this year.
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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #727 on: February 15, 2012, 11:46:52 AM »
A little cool tonight, mid 30s, but the days have been warm enough that the garlic is coming in already.  I really hope it doesn't freeze.

My garlic and shallots are already up, daffodils are coming up too.  But most mornings are still in the 25-28F range and it doesn't bother the plants
We've had it freeze on our garlic before and they've been fine, we've also had freezes where the new growth died, but they came back.  I'm just worried that they'll use all of their energy since they are growing so big now, then we get a hard freeze that kills the growth, and then they are weak through the summer.  It's probably nothing to worry about, but I still worry :)

I had to do my pruning with the temps in the 40s, it's not normally this warm this early.
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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #728 on: February 15, 2012, 12:10:39 PM »
I had the most blossoms ever on my avocado tree, but we had a couple of cold nights this week, into the upper 30's.  I hope they aren't all dead.  I was looking forward to a lot of fruit this year.

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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #729 on: February 15, 2012, 12:21:07 PM »
Do small batches on the stove? :-\

I'll probably end up doing that for one or two of them, but for the hoppy beers I don't have time to tweak the recipes, and not doing a whirlpool would no doubt throw off my late additions.

I'd tough it out if it was just snow, but below about 15-20°F the propane won't flow properly. Maybe point a space heater at the propane tank... ::)
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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #730 on: February 15, 2012, 12:27:41 PM »
I'd tough it out if it was just snow, but below about 15-20°F the propane won't flow properly. Maybe point a space heater at the propane tank... ::)
;D  That's sounds like an awesome idea ::)
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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #731 on: February 15, 2012, 12:54:29 PM »
I'd tough it out if it was just snow, but below about 15-20°F the propane won't flow properly. Maybe point a space heater at the propane tank... ::)
;D  That's sounds like an awesome idea ::)

Or just build a little fire around it to keep it nice and toasty warm.
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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #732 on: February 15, 2012, 03:18:58 PM »
I had the most blossoms ever on my avocado tree, but we had a couple of cold nights this week, into the upper 30's.  I hope they aren't all dead.  I was looking forward to a lot of fruit this year.

Are yours good to eat?

The few we have harvested over the years have been very good.  Mostly the squirrels taste them first.
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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #733 on: February 15, 2012, 03:21:09 PM »
Actually it's sunny and 53F right now...not bad at all for the mid-atlantic for Feb.
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Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« Reply #734 on: February 15, 2012, 03:27:51 PM »
Ohio's weather is awful as usual.  ::)
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