Roses forum: This is why I hate Colorado. Seriously.

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Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
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Skiekitty
Jun 10, 2010 10:55 AM CST
Maximize this attached picture. This is my weather forecast for this weekend & Monday. Today, 90. Sat & Sunday, in the 50s????

WTH!!!!!!!!! This had BETTER not be like '04, whereas we nearly had SNOW in the middle of June.. DH & I had to dig out our heavy coats for 3 days!

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Name: Alan
Chandler, AZ; 85225 (Zone 9b)
Sunset Zone 13
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GardenGuyAZ
Jun 10, 2010 11:00 AM CST
I would be thrilled with 50 right now. We are going to be in the low 90's for the weekend. It will be a nice cool break from the 113 we endured yesterday.

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Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
Charter ATP Member Irises Salvias Xeriscape Birds I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Procrastinator The WITWIT Badge Region: Colorado Enjoys or suffers cold winters Cat Lover
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Skiekitty
Jun 10, 2010 11:10 AM CST
That's not a 40 degree difference, though. The low tonight is supposed to be the same as the high on Saturday.

I know it doesn't do any good to complain about the weather, but it just reeks havoc on my poor plants. :(
Roses are one of my passions! Just opened, my Etsy shop (to fund my rose hobby)! http://www.etsy.com/shop/TweetsnTreats
Name: Alan
Chandler, AZ; 85225 (Zone 9b)
Sunset Zone 13
Charter ATP Member Region: Southwest Gardening Organic Gardener Native Plants and Wildflowers Cottage Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Plumerias Plant and/or Seed Trader Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Butterflies Bulbs Container Gardener
GardenGuyAZ
Jun 10, 2010 12:33 PM CST
SkieKitty!! You want some cheese with that whine!!! Hehehe...just kidding with you :)

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Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
Charter ATP Member Irises Salvias Xeriscape Birds I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Procrastinator The WITWIT Badge Region: Colorado Enjoys or suffers cold winters Cat Lover
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Skiekitty
Jun 10, 2010 1:08 PM CST
GardenGuyAZ - Well, perhaps when I'm half as old as you, maybe then I can tolerate such extreme weather changes.

J/K..
Roses are one of my passions! Just opened, my Etsy shop (to fund my rose hobby)! http://www.etsy.com/shop/TweetsnTreats
Name: Alan
Chandler, AZ; 85225 (Zone 9b)
Sunset Zone 13
Charter ATP Member Region: Southwest Gardening Organic Gardener Native Plants and Wildflowers Cottage Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Plumerias Plant and/or Seed Trader Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Butterflies Bulbs Container Gardener
GardenGuyAZ
Jun 10, 2010 2:13 PM CST
LOL! :)

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Name: Steve
Prescott, AZ (Zone 7b)
Region: Southwest Gardening Roses
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Steve812
Jun 13, 2010 4:14 PM CST
How does that old saying go? When it snows ... make snow cones?

I chose to live here in Prescott because it frequently cools off to 50F at night during the summer. Cool evenings are a great tonic after bright, hot days IMO.

That said, I don't relish the thought of late June frosts which, though very rare, can kill whole gardens. I guess it's all part of the package.

But what do I know? I'm Alan's age, roughly speaking. I've lived in ten places and I'm going to be grumpy wherever I live. If it's not the weather, it's bound to be something else.

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