Not the happiest campers after three days and nights of frost protection, peppers and eggplant have one day and two nights more under row cover, if the forecast is to be believed. But the 15-day forecast a week ago was for no more cold nights, so...who knows! We've had about a … [Read more...] about Brrrr… Peppers under wraps
[Fri, Sep 16, 2011] First frost wasn't too bad at all, a patchy frost that hit the field lightly, and in some areas, hardly at all. Still, the row cover, over some beans, peppers, eggplant, and a couple of beds of cherry tomato, worked out well, the exposed plants in those areas … [Read more...] about Patchy frost
As forecast, frost. Not so bad, at least, from how it looks here on the grass beside the house. It's around 7 a.m., in the middle of September—here's where the season switches into the final round! … [Read more...] about Frost arrives
Brought in our compact collection of pumpkins today, ahead of likely frost this weekend. Never been big on pumpkins as far as quantity, but they are fun to have around. This year, some standards like Connecticut Field, a bunch of Small Sugar pie pumpkins—always handy—and one … [Read more...] about Pumpkins in!
First frost on Friday? It all depends on whose forecast you believe in. Because, as I've discovered over time, all weather forecasts are not created equal. The online weather page we've used for the last few years is often in sync with the others, but when it comes to cold, it … [Read more...] about Frost? Take your pick!