Tag: frost

Frosted Vegetation Is Ugly Vegetation

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UNITED STATES—Weather is variable everywhere. Climates and seasons are imprecisely regulating. They merely define predictable ranges of the elements of weather, such as temperature,...

Frost Damage Is So Totally Not Cool

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UNITED STATES—Frost happens. It may not happen every winter. It may not happen everywhere. For a few of the mildest climates, it may not...

Frost Is Technically Different From Chill

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UNITED STATES—'Chill' could almost be a pleasant euphemism for 'frost'. Both words describe cool or cold weather that occurs during winter. The obvious difference...

Chill Helps Plants Distinguish Seasons

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UNITED STATES—The Santa Clara Valley was formerly famous for stone fruit orchards. The San Fernando Valley was formerly famous for citrus orchards. The Wenatchee...

Last Frost Dates Help Crucial Scheduling

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UNITED STATES—Frost is not as much of a concern here as it is in other climates. It is very rare in some of the...

Frost Protection Is Now Old Wintry News

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UNITED STATES—Frost was something of a nonissue for some of us this winter. For those of us in milder climates, it rarely is. Those...

Way Beyond Last Frost Date

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UNITED STATES—Scheduling of gardening chores is as important now as it ever was. We plant warm season vegetables and annuals in time for spring...

Get Perennials Ready For Winter

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UNITED STATES—Dilemmas are common in gardening. Should summer vegetables that are still producing be removed so that winter vegetables can get started on time?...

Frost Is History For Now

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UNITED STATES—There is no doubt that frost will return next autumn. It does that every year. Right now, we are more concerned that is...

Jack Frost Was Sneaky Again

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UNITED STATES—Timing is very important in gardening. Even when the weather in autumn still seems like summer, spring blooming bulbs must be planted on...

Unseasonable Weather Can Confuse Plants

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UNITED STATES—Even without any of the five senses that we are outfitted with, plants are remarkably perceptive of the weather and the changing seasons....

Plants Are Particular About Exposure

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UNITED STATES—One of the most important differences between plants and animals is that animals are 'animated', and plants are not. Aquatic plants might float...

Even Mild Winters Can Bring Frost

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UNITED STATES—This really is the best climate for gardening. Even though summers are mild, there are not many plants that want for more warmth....

Mild Weather Is Still Problematic

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UNITED STATES—It is amazing that so many orchards are so productive in California, and that so many similar orchards had formerly been productive in...

Some Annuals Are Not Annual

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UNITED STATES—So many annuals are actually perennials. They just get dug and replaced because they are not pretty enough during their off season. For...

Frost Is Just Too Cool

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UNITED STATES—Is it too late to warn about frost? After all the rain, the recent and sudden cold weather was quite a surprise. Fortunately,...

Some Plants Need To Chill

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UNITED STATES—It is easy to snivel about the weather when it gets uncomfortable for us. The rain gets too wet. The temperature gets too...
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