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  • Originally posted by akerry
    I want to start gardening. What do I need?
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    Originally posted by SanTropez
    May your paint thinner run dry and the fleas of a thousand camels infest your dead deer.
    Originally posted by bigblue_dl
    I don't even know how to classify magic vagina smoke babies..
    Originally posted by Kepler
    When the giraffes start building radio telescopes they can join too.
    He's probably going to be a superstar but that man has more baggage than North West

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    • Due to warming temps, twin cities are now considered zone 5a instead of 4b

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      • No wonder our snapdragons came back
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        College Hockey 6       College Football 0
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        Originally posted by SanTropez
        May your paint thinner run dry and the fleas of a thousand camels infest your dead deer.
        Originally posted by bigblue_dl
        I don't even know how to classify magic vagina smoke babies..
        Originally posted by Kepler
        When the giraffes start building radio telescopes they can join too.
        He's probably going to be a superstar but that man has more baggage than North West

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        • Originally posted by Deutsche Gopher Fan View Post
          Due to warming temps, twin cities are now considered zone 5a instead of 4b
          Coastal Maine is now 6b but frosts will still happen in late May and early Sept so I wouldn't spend a ton of time and money planting stuff that won't take that. We used to get a few days in -10 area buts its been a few years since we have seen that. This November has been one of the coldest in many years though. Maybe it will be an old fashioned winter?
          I swear there ain't no heaven but I pray there ain't no hell.

          Maine Hockey Love it or Leave it

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          • Originally posted by walrus View Post

            Coastal Maine is now 6b but frosts will still happen in late May and early Sept so I wouldn't spend a ton of time and money planting stuff that won't take that. We used to get a few days in -10 area buts it’s been a few years since we have seen that. This November has been one of the coldest in many years though. Maybe it will be an old fashioned winter?
            Yeah I don’t plan on actually changing anything I plant . I think it’s interesting we’re changing though- I think twin cities was named 4b back in 2012 so curious to see how fast it could change again.

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            • Holy ****. The average winter temperature has gone up 5.7 degF since 1970. Jesus Christ.
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              Originally posted by SanTropez
              May your paint thinner run dry and the fleas of a thousand camels infest your dead deer.
              Originally posted by bigblue_dl
              I don't even know how to classify magic vagina smoke babies..
              Originally posted by Kepler
              When the giraffes start building radio telescopes they can join too.
              He's probably going to be a superstar but that man has more baggage than North West

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              • Originally posted by dxmnkd316 View Post
                Holy ****. The average winter temperature has gone up 5.7 degF since 1970. Jesus Christ.
                I believe our region is the fastest warming in the US (upper Midwest)

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                • :-(
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                  Originally posted by SanTropez
                  May your paint thinner run dry and the fleas of a thousand camels infest your dead deer.
                  Originally posted by bigblue_dl
                  I don't even know how to classify magic vagina smoke babies..
                  Originally posted by Kepler
                  When the giraffes start building radio telescopes they can join too.
                  He's probably going to be a superstar but that man has more baggage than North West

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                  • Originally posted by dxmnkd316 View Post
                    No wonder our snapdragons came back
                    When we bought our house, the previous owners had a bush planted in the front yard that was from southern family, so it had sentimental value for them. This bush grows like a weed everywhere in Tennessee, but it wasn't really supposed to survive in Zone 6. It grew very slowly and only bloomed for about 4-6 weeks each year in September/early October. The wife told us that she usually cut it back and covered the roots each fall to protect them from snow and frost.

                    We never bothered to do any of that and the bush did just fine. If anything, on our watch it grew and actually started choking out the bed it was planted in. This past year, we asked them to come dig it out if they still wanted it, because we wanted to remove the bed. We walked outside around 10am one Saturday morning to a giant hole in the yard where the bush used to be, lol. The husband is kind of a toolbag who rinky dink DIY'd and brute forced a lot of stuff in this house, so it's for the best that we didn't get a chance to chat.

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                    • That was a really nice gesture.
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                      Originally posted by SanTropez
                      May your paint thinner run dry and the fleas of a thousand camels infest your dead deer.
                      Originally posted by bigblue_dl
                      I don't even know how to classify magic vagina smoke babies..
                      Originally posted by Kepler
                      When the giraffes start building radio telescopes they can join too.
                      He's probably going to be a superstar but that man has more baggage than North West

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                      • Originally posted by FadeToBlack&Gold View Post

                        When we bought our house, the previous owners had a bush planted in the front yard that was from southern family, so it had sentimental value for them. This bush grows like a weed everywhere in Tennessee, but it wasn't really supposed to survive in Zone 6. It grew very slowly and only bloomed for about 4-6 weeks each year in September/early October. The wife told us that she usually cut it back and covered the roots each fall to protect them from snow and frost.

                        We never bothered to do any of that and the bush did just fine. If anything, on our watch it grew and actually started choking out the bed it was planted in. This past year, we asked them to come dig it out if they still wanted it, because we wanted to remove the bed. We walked outside around 10am one Saturday morning to a giant hole in the yard where the bush used to be, lol. The husband is kind of a toolbag who rinky dink DIY'd and brute forced a lot of stuff in this house, so it's for the best that we didn't get a chance to chat.
                        Our prior owner randomly shows up to our house...

                        I kind of get it. It was his parents house and then his house, in the family for 70 years. But, he has gone so far as to ask our contractor why we are changing the garage (he showed up randomly when we were actually fireproofing and insulating the garage our bedroom is above). Now I take a small pleasure every project I do that is fixing his shotty, cheap work.
                        In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, 'Au revoir, gopher'.

                        Originally posted by burd
                        I look at some people and I just know they do it doggy style. No way they're getting close to my kids.

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                        • When I moved to this house in mid 90s we were a zone 4-5 depending on where I was planting. I am now a 5 or 6 and have a couple of things that made it from 7 in a very sheltered area. I have trouble with things that do better in zone 4-5. And the amount of rain we had this yr has lost me a number of plants (and a yew) that were 40+ yrs of either reseeding or just happy where they were.

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