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  • From: david liezen <>
  • To: North American Fruit Explorers <>
  • Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Offg Topic: weather
  • Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 00:53:38 +0000

After the wettest and coldest Spring on record in the Pacific NW, most crops
are a solid month behind. Late apples probably will fail altogether, unless
we have an unexpected swing in the other direction and get an extended warm
Fall. Nat'l Weather Service calls for standard precip. and temps this Fall,
so I don't see that happening.
Great year to plant little apple trees; my four additions are looking

Spartan blueberries finished yesterday and Toro just getting ripe. Jersey
slowly on the way.

Dave Liezen Spokane, WA z5-6

> Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2011 08:11:05 -0500
> From:
> To:
> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Offg Topic: weather
> I don't think weather is off-topic. It seems to be central to everything we
> do.
> I'm in an area that hasn't received more than an inch of rain in the
> last 3 weeks or so, even tho 20 miles north & south of me have gotten
> a lot more. Strange how that works.
> On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 8:09 AM, Ernest Plutko <>
> wrote:
> > 60 F out now. Going down to 52 F tonight. Raining on and off for
> > three days. Wonderful, the weather has gone back to normal. Very
> > green outside plants are growing wildly.
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