Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Are vegetables hurt by too much light?
by sanderson Yesterday at 10:19 pm

» Seed Starting!!
by brianj555 Yesterday at 9:14 pm

» 2018 - First Annual Seed Exchange Week - January 20-28 (Edited)
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:19 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:06 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:56 pm

» Weight Watchers Turkey, Bean and Vegetable Chili
by hammock gal Yesterday at 8:43 am

» Sow True Seeds
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 8:00 am

» Colored Mulch
by No_Such_Reality 1/18/2018, 7:12 pm

» Taking on 4 Season Gardening
by Roseinarosecity 1/18/2018, 5:19 pm

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 1/18/2018, 3:53 pm

» SUGA 2017
by SQWIB 1/18/2018, 12:57 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson 1/17/2018, 9:42 pm

» Butternut squash, turkey Italian sausage, cannelini bean soup
by yolos 1/17/2018, 9:25 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by yolos 1/17/2018, 9:12 pm

» N&C Midwest—January 2018!!!
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2018, 7:08 pm

» Is there ever enough compost?
by has55 1/17/2018, 2:41 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising 1/16/2018, 9:10 pm

» Gophers
by countrynaturals 1/16/2018, 12:32 pm

» High heat tolerant tomatoes
by walshevak 1/16/2018, 6:03 am

» Mid-Atl - Jan 2018 - Brrrrrrrrrr! and Happy New Year
by AtlantaMarie 1/15/2018, 6:43 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in January 2018
by sanderson 1/15/2018, 3:53 am

» New England Jan 2018
by hammock gal 1/13/2018, 5:50 pm

» My first Attempt
by 21Actual 1/13/2018, 5:05 pm

» Air Fryer! HELP!
by sanderson 1/13/2018, 3:26 pm

» New SFG box-Humanitarian way
by sanderson 1/13/2018, 3:24 pm

» Drafts?
by trolleydriver 1/13/2018, 1:18 pm

» Hello from Northern Ontario Eh!
by BeetlesPerSqFt 1/13/2018, 1:07 pm

» January 2018 Avatar: Surprise Us
by sanderson 1/12/2018, 4:57 pm

» Review of Terms of Service
by Ginger Blue 1/12/2018, 4:02 pm

» DIY Plant Markers
by countrynaturals 1/11/2018, 7:32 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

6 deg F house is shaking

View previous topic View next topic Go down

6 deg F house is shaking

Post  jimmy cee on 1/6/2014, 5:26 pm

Snow's a blowing, getting dark.
Have a nice warm place here, fireplace going, hot water system doing fine.
Community has opened a few buildings for homeless and they who have other difficulties.
House shook a bit before, however all the raised beds are doing fine, hunkered down into the low...
5 deg F now
hows it going where you are?
avatar
jimmy cee

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 1929
Join date : 2013-02-16
Age : 82
Location : Indiana PA....zone 5

View user profile http://www.jcjigs.com

Back to top Go down

Re: 6 deg F house is shaking

Post  bnoles on 1/6/2014, 5:55 pm

Not 5* here yet, but heading that way fast.... UGH!

Everyone stay warm.

bnoles

Male Posts : 804
Join date : 2012-08-16
Location : North GA Mountains Zone 7A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: 6 deg F house is shaking

Post  southern gardener on 1/6/2014, 6:04 pm

oh you poor people! We are roughing it here in the high 70's  Embarassed Embarassed 
avatar
southern gardener

Posts : 1887
Join date : 2011-06-21
Age : 37
Location : california, zone 10a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: 6 deg F house is shaking

Post  meatburner on 1/6/2014, 6:15 pm

It got down to -9 last night and the hi today was +2 with the 6" - 7" blowing snow.  Should have a warm up over the next week so that's a good thing.  Hope everyone is safe.
avatar
meatburner

Male Posts : 344
Join date : 2012-10-24
Age : 67
Location : zone 6b, southwest missouri

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: 6 deg F house is shaking

Post  Marc Iverson on 1/6/2014, 6:22 pm

Why does your house shake? Surely it can't be shivering ...
avatar
Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3638
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 56
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: 6 deg F house is shaking

Post  Goosegirl on 1/6/2014, 6:40 pm

Our high today was -9, with windchill in the -30 to -40 range.  It was a bit nippy helping one of our delivery trucks dig out of the snow bank that blew across our loading dock!  Tonight's low is supposed to be -19, but I think we are going to be considerably warmer than Montana!  

GG
avatar
Goosegirl

Female Posts : 3412
Join date : 2011-02-16
Age : 52
Location : Zone 4A - NE SD

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: 6 deg F house is shaking

Post  cheyannarach on 1/6/2014, 9:47 pm

I'm in the same boat GG!  This stinks!  I love a good snow day but it is just too cold to snow, lol!  My sweet dad went and bought me a new battery today because my car won't start in this cold anymore!
avatar
cheyannarach

Female Posts : 2037
Join date : 2012-03-21
Location : Custer, SD

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: 6 deg F house is shaking

Post  plantoid on 1/10/2014, 12:34 pm

@cheyannarach wrote:I'm in the same boat GG!  This stinks!  I love a good snow day but it is just too cold to snow, lol!  My sweet dad went and bought me a new battery today because my car won't start in this cold anymore!

Did the new battery work out or did you also have to get the charging system repaired , engine and ignition serviced for optimum results.



 I was repairing a petrol truck in Flensburg Denmark back in the early 1970's when the temp was minus 27 oC .. Even the Norwegians put  jumpers on over their T shirts that winter.

 I was dressed in full military arctic gear ,it was ever so difficult to even bend my arms the garments were that thick and the seal skin over boots made my feet look like rowing boats .

But as such that didn't matter too much in any case ...the normal 3 minute job took me over an hour as I was shivering so much  I couldn't get the screw & screw driver coordinated into the thread. After anhour had passed some one came out to me and took me back in the tented shelter to get a re warm .
When I'd reset the distributor timing & ignition points  & got the truck going the carburettor became covered in ice as the fuel was so cold , mixing the petrol with the cold air dropped the temperature even more .

I'd hate to have to try and do such thing nowadays I'd die of heart attack in seconds I'm sure.
avatar
plantoid

Male Posts : 3770
Join date : 2011-11-09
Age : 67

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: 6 deg F house is shaking

Post  jimmy cee on 1/10/2014, 4:43 pm

That's COLD
I went to our porch a few days ago when it was really cold, 15 below at night.
My face felt like it was being burned.
I suppose that was the wind chill factor, I wouldn't want to be stuck out in it.
avatar
jimmy cee

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 1929
Join date : 2013-02-16
Age : 82
Location : Indiana PA....zone 5

View user profile http://www.jcjigs.com

Back to top Go down

Re: 6 deg F house is shaking

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum