Re: [gardeners] Frost!!!

Allen and Judy Merten (
Mon, 17 Aug 1998 16:09:18 -0500

Hi Terry,
    Unbelievable! I'm getting ready to plant fall potatos and cabbage family
plants. Might try to get in some fall sweet corn too. This is a heck of a big
country isn't it.
Bastrop Co.,Tx
Zone 8

Terry King wrote:

> Can you believe it, I just woke up and we have had our first frost, a week
> early!  This is the earliest we've had one since I've lived in this area.
> Themometer says it got down to 33F but there is ice on the windshield of
> the car.
> The temperature was plesant enough yesterday I was able to mow some
> tall weeds and weed a bed of small shrubs that have been long lost.  I hope
> by removing the weeds I didn't expose overly tender leaves to the last
> nights cold.
> What weird weather.  You would never know this morning that just a few
> days ago it was about 60 during the night and in the 90's during the day!
> Terry King                  North Central Eastern Washington
>        USDA zone 4, Sunset Zone 1