Tag: frost

Frosted Foliage Is Ugly Foliage

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 Totally Not Cool

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 Different From Chill

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

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 Scheduling

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 Is Now Old Wintry News

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

Way Beyond Last Frost Date

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

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

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

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...
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