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#1474753 --- 08/27/15 11:08 PM Re: Gardening forum [Re: MissingArty]
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weather person believes that the winter will be warmer and less snow compared to last year for the northeast

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#1486943 --- 07/15/16 08:43 AM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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plants that are newer and do not have deeper roots should be watered during this dry period

if not all plants
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#1486948 --- 07/15/16 10:06 AM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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Originally Posted By: bluezone
plants that are newer and do not have deeper roots should be watered during this dry period

if not all plants


Indeedaroo. Ty!

Hot tips from Doc and Katy.

Watering: Hot Weather Tips to Save Your Plants
http://www.lifeinthefingerlakes.com/watering-hot-weather-tips-save-plants/

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#1488377 --- 08/16/16 10:42 PM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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local news had reports of some larger trees falling over due to the dry conditions

may need to water the larger trees also

their leaves may give you some indication
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#1488451 --- 08/18/16 12:01 PM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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Originally Posted By: bluezone
local news had reports of some larger trees falling over due to the dry conditions

may need to water the larger trees also

their leaves may give you some indication

10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient. crazy
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#1488486 --- 08/19/16 07:25 AM Re: Gardening forum [Re: Timbo]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient.


crazy

and how many inches of rainfall would there need to be to supply 10,000 gallons of water to the base of a tree?

1/4 inch?
1/2 inch?
1 inch?
1.5 inches?
2 inches?
50 inches?

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#1488576 --- 08/20/16 12:16 PM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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It all depends on the surface area, capillary action, saturation, runoff, as well as absorption and percolation rates, doesn't it ? ? ? whistle

Next silly question...
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#1488692 --- 08/23/16 07:08 AM Re: Gardening forum [Re: Timbo]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient.


is that per day, per week, per month or per year?
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#1488980 --- 08/28/16 06:31 PM Re: Gardening forum [Re: Timbo]
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a 20' round swimming pool contains 10,000 gallons at a level of 48"

must be you get 48" of rain fall monthly whistle

next silly reponse...
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#1488982 --- 08/28/16 07:53 PM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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Originally Posted By: bluezone
a 20' round swimming pool contains 10,000 gallons at a level of 48"

must be you get 48" of rain fall monthly whistle

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False, analogy.

Depending on lack of ground moisture (This area was undergoing a severe drought), 10,000 gallons of water would be so rapidly sucked into the surrounding dry earth, as to provide virtually NO benefit to "large" trees. Especially, with large trees that have mostly surface roots (as most of our region's trees do).

Go easy, now... you're abusing your typical alottment of harebrained comments.
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#1489016 --- 08/30/16 01:33 AM Re: Gardening forum [Re: Timbo]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient.


Originally Posted By: Timbo

Depending on lack of ground moisture (This area was undergoing a severe drought), 10,000 gallons of water would be so rapidly sucked into the surrounding dry earth, as to provide virtually NO benefit to "large" trees.


more contradictions from Timbo...
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#1489425 --- 09/09/16 07:22 AM Re: Gardening forum [Re: Timbo]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient.


have you received 10,000 gallons of rainfall over the past few weeks?

48 inches...
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#1489451 --- 09/09/16 06:48 PM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient.
Originally Posted By: Timbo
Depending on lack of ground moisture (This area was undergoing a severe drought), 10,000 gallons of water would be so rapidly sucked into the surrounding dry earth, as to provide virtually NO benefit to "large" trees.

more contradictions from Timbo...

Zoom! Right over your head! grin
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#1489753 --- 09/16/16 06:26 AM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient.


a column holding 10,000 gallons of water with a diameter of 4 feet would be how many feet tall?
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#1489882 --- 09/19/16 03:26 PM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient.

a column holding 10,000 gallons of water with a diameter of 4 feet would be how many feet tall?

Cylindrical or Rectilinear, Ovular or Oblique? Please specify Temperature as well as Barometric Pressure (provide all variances and rates of change). cool
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#1489902 --- 09/20/16 06:27 AM Re: Gardening forum [Re: Timbo]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient.

a column holding 10,000 gallons of water with a diameter of 4 feet would be how many feet tall?

Cylindrical


cylindrical
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#1490262 --- 10/01/16 04:10 PM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient.

a column holding 10,000 gallons of water with a diameter of 4 feet would be how many feet tall?

Cylindrical


cylindrical


not able to come up with an answer?
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#1490456 --- 10/05/16 08:40 AM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient.

a column holding 10,000 gallons of water with a diameter of 4 feet would be how many feet tall?

Cylindrical


cylindrical



would it be 10 feet, 20 feet, 30 feet, 40 feet... tall?
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#1491321 --- 10/28/16 11:03 AM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
10,000 gallons or so, should be sufficient.

a column holding 10,000 gallons of water with a diameter of 4 feet would be how many feet tall?

Cylindrical


cylindrical



would it be 10 feet, 20 feet, 30 feet, 40 feet... tall?



must be you figured out that for 10,000 gallons of water a tree would need to be a few HUNDRED feet tall to contain that amount of water grin
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#1496554 --- 03/12/17 05:13 PM Re: Gardening forum [Re: bluezone]
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possible 8"-12" of snow coming
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