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Winter 2011/12 Forecast?

  • LouiseM 261 plants Canada8a

    Say it ain’t so! Read this

    Can’t decide whether to dismiss it or rush out and buy industrial quantities of burlap to protect my “vulnerables”. I thought “La Nina” had moved on…..

    Dusting off the snow shovel and checking my salt supplies, as I type.

    Posted about 3 years ago | Last edited about 3 years ago
  • Folia Supporter
    513 plants United States8b

    cliff mass says its a double dipper la nina, which means cold, wet and snowy.

  • Posted about 3 years ago
  • 261 plants Canada8a

    Run that by me again! Cold, wet AND snowy. Sounds like a double dipper la nina equates to a double dipper recession then….aka depression. :(

  • Posted about 3 years ago
  • 72 plants Canada8b

    Sad news… makes me want hot chocolate. :)

    → walks off to make hot chocolate… -

  • Posted about 3 years ago
  • Folia Supporter
    513 plants United States8b
  • Posted about 3 years ago
  • laurieann

    Folia Helper

    177 plants United States7b

    as long as it’s not as bad as last year! I was afraid it was going to be worse! Whew. bcgarden has the right idea though – i’m off to make hot chocolate too.

  • Posted about 3 years ago
  • 261 plants Canada8a

    anelson: thanks for all the links. Fascinating reading…albeit a bit depressing.

    I’m not sure whether there’s any veracity in this – or if it’s just a piece of garden folklore I’ve acquired over the years – but I’ve just noticed my neighbour’s holly trees are simply smothered in ripening berries. If you believe such things, that’s also supposed to be a predictor of an extra cold winter to come…

    I’ll bring the burlap, snow shovels and salt and bcgarden2010 and laurieann can bring the hot chocolate! :)

  • Posted about 3 years ago
  • Folia Supporter
    513 plants United States8b

    The predicted cold and snow has finally hit. Next 2 week forecast is also for colder and wetter than normal.

  • Posted almost 3 years ago

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