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Post  CindiLou on 5/5/2011, 12:52 am

You would think after all my years as a row gardener I would know better than to out think frost!
I forgot I had bell peppers in my garden already! Poor little things. But they will make it! I have three, two got their top leaves frost bit. One is just fine. I don't usually plant them that early but I needed to get the spots filled to outsmart the cats! My daughter has three outside cats that I threaten with the shelter about every day. But if there is something planted they will not USUALLY mess with it. So I planted the peppers as fillers. Oh well...just 99¢ so I can replace easy. but I think they will be fine.

I just got frustrated at myself for forgetting them. I could have just put milk jugs on the poor little things. The frost didn't bother anything else so it must have been very light.

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Post  Chopper on 5/5/2011, 1:09 am

When we had a frost this winter all of the summer things just turned black overnight. They are tender little buggers! But they had also lasted a lot longer than I had any right to hope for so no worries. A late spring frost can break your heart though!


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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 5/5/2011, 9:23 am

@Chopper wrote:A late spring frost can break your heart though!

Totally agreed!

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