DFW, today is our first average frost date!

Nov 17, 2010

Are you stocked up on Frost Cloth? If not you'd better run out and get some. Nov. 17th is our average first frost date and it's probably right around the corner. You'll want to protect newly planted annuals and vegetable transplants, seedlings, Camellia blooms and the like. Be sure to water in your garden before a frost to help keep plants turgid and less susceptible to frost damage. Never use plastic to cover your plants! You want to create a layer of insulation with warm air around the plant to protect it, without trapping too much moisture. Frost cloth or reemay will do that, plastic will not.

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Julie
Nov 23, 2010
9:34 pm

have we had the first frost yet?  I thought we had and went running outdoors again today and my ragweed allergy is BACK!!!  I am so miserable… when is the first frost forecasted for n. Texas!?!?!?  please respond to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Leslie Finical Halleck
Nov 24, 2010
11:01 am

We have not had our first frost yet…we’re looking at 30-32 the morning of this Friday. So not a hard freeze, perhaps a light one. So hold on!

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