Maryland update

Boyce Tankersley
Thu, 01 Mar 2007 06:28:56 PST
The differences in growing conditions between Maryland and Chicago are
significant. 2" of frozen slush greeted me this morning. A combination
of hail, sleet and rain that kept up all night long. This mixture
augments 2" - 4" of snow. 

Pulling the snow back from the Galanthus, they still appear to be in
good shape. Narcissus foliage will probably have some dead tissue at the

Rain/sleet/hail is supposed to turn to snow this evening. Temperatures
below freezing forecast for the weekend along with an inch or so of new

Definitely a weekend for bulb and seed catalogs and a fire in the

Boyce Tankersley
Director of Living Plant Documentation
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022
tel: 847-835-6841
fax: 847-835-1635

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