Metric conversions

Rodger Whitlock
Fri, 27 Feb 2004 16:54:47 PST
On 23 Feb 04 at 20:37, Angelo Porcelli wrote:

> that's a useful link indeed. I am so used to Fahrenheit/Celsius
> conversion at a point I read indifferently both. But what drives me
> in the dark is something like 'plant it in a 3 gallon pot'. I have
> never understood how big is a 3 gallon pot and its diameter. Also
> British gallon is different from US one. If you need I can forward
> you a table with size of pot in cm and its volume in liters, as used
> in nursery trade here.

To really frost the cake, a standard "one gallon" pot (as they are 
called in this area) holds about 2.5 liters -- half an imperial 
gallon, about 0.6 of a US fluid gallon.

Madness! Madness! Where is Lady Macbeth to walk the walls tearing her 
hair when we need her?

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate

on beautiful Vancouver Island

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