2007 Plant Delights Nursery September Newsletter
It's been quite a month since we last talked. August at the Raleigh-Durham airport was the hottest month here since records have been kept... some 60+ years. As part of our 3-week heat binge, our 105 degree F temperature also tied a record for hottest temperature. Our 101 degree F temperature on September 10 smashed our old record of 97 degrees F. We can usually ship orders if the temperatures remain around 90 degrees F, but this summer has been the first since we have been in business that we have missed 3 consecutive weeks of shipping because of high temperatures. Rain has either occurred in the form of deluges or has been virtually non-existent depending on where you live. I expect many of us are ready for the weather patterns to change... we can't even manage a decent tropical storm this year, despite the ominous hurricane predictions by the climate experts. We've got one open house weekend under our belt and one more to go. Despite the weather, the gardens look quite good, so come