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Frost tonight

Post  lisaphoto on 3/26/2012, 6:55 pm

We are expected to get frost tonight, with a low of 30 degrees. All I have outside are blueberries, unplanted peach trees that are flowering, lettuces, rhubarb, arugula, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and kale. Do I need to protect any of these? I know most are frost tolerant, but I wasn't sure with the sudden drop in temp.

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Re: Frost tonight

Post  lisaphoto on 3/26/2012, 6:56 pm

There is also a freeze warning, I don't know if that is the same as a frost warning.

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Re: Frost tonight

Post  GWN on 3/26/2012, 6:59 pm

I have had my Kale out for the past 2 week, however we have had temps down to 20 farenheit.
They are still alive, but not looking great, you might want to put a bucket over them.
I am just right now planting more Kale seeds Smile Sad

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Re: Frost tonight

Post  Patty from Yorktown on 3/26/2012, 8:17 pm

I would throw a few sheets over the top of your plants. Both of you will have a better night. Hope the weathermen are wrong.

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Re: Frost tonight

Post  lisaphoto on 3/27/2012, 9:17 am

I brought some things in to the garage, but didn't get a chance to cover the outdoor crops. Luckily, it didn't frost at all.

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