Early Morning Hard Frost

At 4:00 am the thermometer read 29 frosty degrees outside.  It was a perfect time to test our extended season frost covers that we used to cover our tomatoes, beans & lettuce.

Next morning after sunrise the results were in. Our tomatoes made it with only slight leaf burn. The beans were toast; dead before sunrise. The lettuce plants appeared to be frozen when I looked at them early in the morning. However, by noon all lettuce plants appeared fine.

The seven-day forecast for our area is sunny – 70 degree days with nights and early mornings in the high 40’s.

Our surviving plants can flourish for at least another week.

–  Jabbear


One comment

  1. Hola! I’ve been following your blog for a long time now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from Humble Texas! Just wanted to tell you keep up the great work!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.