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Post  kshimpi on 11/6/2010, 4:48 pm

I think we are going to get our first frost tonight. I am still waiting on my potatoes and carrots. They are in the ground, so how much of a freeze can they take? Potato cuttings were planted at the beginning of Sept. Carrot seeds planted Aug 22nd.

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Post  camprn on 11/6/2010, 4:56 pm

My guess is you have a several weeks left to leave them in. We have been having nights in the 20s & 30s for the past month. The potatoes I took up last week. The carrots are still in the ground and growing. The soil here will not freeze for a few weeks yet. I will take up the parsnips and carrots before then.

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Post  kshimpi on 11/6/2010, 5:18 pm

thanks camprn!

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Post  miinva on 11/6/2010, 7:04 pm

Frost actually makes carrots sweeter, from what I've read Smile I think there are a few crops that are that way, although I don't know what the others are.

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