The look Claire gave her sister would frost a barbeque.
As April slipped into May and the last threat of frost passed, she began planting them in the garden.
Jack Frost had dressed them in gold and crimson.
When the frost comes out in the spring, and even in a thawing day in the winter, the sand begins to flow down the slopes like lava, sometimes bursting out through the snow and overflowing it where no sand was to be seen before.
Alice was a geranium Cynthia had lovingly rescued from certain death by frost last September when the rest of the couple's first-year garden succumbed to the advancing seasons.
The frost in her voice froze Fitzgerald in place, his mouth agape.
Natasha was foremost in setting a merry holiday tone, which, passing from one to another, grew stronger and reached its climax when they all came out into the frost and got into the sleighs, talking, calling to one another, laughing, and shouting.
This story, "Frost Fairies," appeared in a book written by Miss Margaret T. Canby, entitled "Birdie and his Fairy Friends."
I will tell you how King Frost first thought of this kind work, for it is a strange story.
The smallness of the pipes renders it liable to damage by frost, but this accident may be prevented by always keeping in frosty weather a small fire in the furnace.
Something I said made her think she detected in my words a confession that I did remember Miss Canby's story of "The Frost Fairies," and she laid her conclusions before Mr. Anagnos, although I had told her most emphatically that she was mistaken.
The climate throughout Rajputana is very dry and hot during the summer; while in the winter it is much colder in the north than in the lower districts, with hard frost and ice on the Bikanir borders.
Like pieces of white glitter, frost winked back at the sun from the grass and the top of the old farmhouse.
It was very exciting at that season to roam the then boundless chestnut woods of Lincoln--they now sleep their long sleep under the railroad--with a bag on my shoulder, and a stick to open burs with in my hand, for I did not always wait for the frost, amid the rustling of leaves and the loud reproofs of the red squirrels and the jays, whose half-consumed nuts I sometimes stole, for the burs which they had selected were sure to contain sound ones.
"The Frost King" was forgotten.
At the time I was writing "The Frost King," and this letter, like many others, contains phrases which show that my mind was saturated with the story.
I have read "The Frost Fairies" since, also the letters I wrote in which I used other ideas of Miss Canby's.
Alice was a geranium Cynthia had lovingly rescued from certain death by frost last September when the rest of their first year garden succumbed to the advancing seasons.
I have now (March, 1892) read to Helen "The Frost Fairies," "The Rose Fairies," and a portion of "The Dew Fairies," but she is unable to throw any light on the matter.
The person said her story was called "Frost Fairies."
This is the frost coming out of the ground; this is Spring.
Frost and snow are occasionally experienced among the mountains and on the inland plateaus, but never along the coast.
Since the publication of "The Story of My Life" in the Ladies' Home Journal, Mr. Anagnos has made a statement, in a letter to Mr. Macy, that at the time of the "Frost King" matter, he believed I was innocent.
The summer and winter following the "Frost King" incident I spent with my family in Alabama.
The sun had sunk half below the horizon and an evening frost was starring the puddles near the ferry, but Pierre and Andrew, to the astonishment of the footmen, coachmen, and ferrymen, still stood on the raft and talked.
This may be due to frost, especially in thin-barked trees, and often occurs in beeches, pears, &c.; or it may result from bruising by wind, hailstones, gun-shot wounds in coverts, &c., the latter of course very local.
Picking may begin on July io in Southern Texas, and continue late into the winter, or until the rare frost kills the plants.
Up to the time of the "Frost King" episode, I had lived the unconscious life of a little child; now my thoughts were turned inward, and I beheld things invisible.
There is a hiatus of several months in the letters, caused by the depressing effect on Helen and Miss Sullivan of the "Frost King" episode.
For this report Miss Sullivan wrote the fullest and largest account she has ever written; and in this report appeared the "Frost King," which is discussed fully in a later chapter.
Well, one day King Frost was trying to think of some good that he could do with his treasure; and suddenly he concluded to send some of it to his kind neighbour, Santa Claus, to buy presents of food and clothing for the poor, that they might not suffer so much when King Winter went near their homes.
A tree in the garden snapped with the frost, and then all was again perfectly silent.
Frost, not uncommon in New Hampshire as late as June, was considered by Howie a villain to reckon with.
It cannot be grown in the open air in Britain, as it requires protection from frost, and is more tender than the Brazilian pine.
In Sicily and the provinces of Reggio, Catanzaro, Cosenza and Lecce this tree flourishes without shelter; as far north as Rome, Aquila and Teramo it reqtiires only the slightest protection; in the rest of the peninsula itruns the risk of damage by frost every ten years or so.
It is customary to speak of the disastrous effect, of cold winds, snow, hail and frost, lightning, &c., under the heading of atmospheric influences, which only shows once more how impossible it is to separate causes individually.
The last days of frost are experienced for the most part in April, but as late as May to the N.
The heat of summer (December-March, which is the rainy season) is tempered by cool breezes; winter (MaySeptember, inclusive) is dry, cold and bracing, and frost prevails for prolonged periods.
is registered, and on the grass in the cold weather ten degrees of frost are not uncommon.
He takes the frost that winter inflicts and the fever that summer brings as unavoidable visitors.
I refer to the "Frost King" episode, which I shall explain in detail.
The day was bright and sunny after a sharp night frost, and the cheerful glitter of that autumn day was in keeping with the news of victory which was conveyed, not only by the tales of those who had taken part in it, but also by the joyful expression on the faces of soldiers, officers, generals, and adjutants, as they passed Rostov going or coming.
frost occurs in winter.
The fig is a common door-yard tree as in other Gulf and South Atlantic states, and is never killed down by frost.
This operation, performed in the garden by means of the spade, is carried on in the field on a larger scale by the plough,' which breaks the soil and by inverting the furrow-slice, exposes fresh surfaces to the disintegrating influence of air, rain and frost.
below the surface, to escape risk of injury from frost.
Then it can be shown that I /p2 = x2/a4+y2/b4+z2/c4 (see Frost's Solid Geometry, p. 172).
In the middle of December 1657 began the great frost which was to be so fatal to Denmark.
The value of the fruit crop, for which Delaware has long been noted, also increased during the same decade, but disease and frost caused a marked decline in the production of peaches, a loss balanced by an increased production of apples, pears and other orchard fruits.
Shore Deposits are the product of the waste of the land arranged and bedded by the action of currents or tidal streams. On the rocky coast of high latitudes blocks of stone detached by frost fall on the beach and becoming embedded in ice during winter are often drifted out to sea and so carry the shore deposits to some distance from the land.
There is no difficulty in observing the temperature of the surface of the sea on board ship, the only precautions required being to draw the water in a bucket which has not been heated in the sun in summer or exposed to frost in winter, to draw it well forward of any discharge pipes of the steamer, to place it in the shade on deck, insert the thermometer immediately and make the reading without delay.
After long continued frost the last of the included brine may be frozen and the salts driven out in crystals on the surface; these crystals are known to polar explorers by the Siberian name of rassol.
After halting on its banks for some years in expectation of a frost he was obliged to return home.
They cover their houses late every autumn with fresh mud, which, freezing when the frost sets in, becomes almost as hard as stone, so that neither wolves nor wolverines can disturb their repose.
They seldom begin to repair the houses till the frost sets in, and never finish the outer coating till the cold becomes severe.
The ground is then left unworked and open to the crumbling influence of frost till towards the end of winter, when it is stirred with the cultivator followed by the harrows, or in some cases ploughed with a shallow furrow.
The summer heat is extreme, and in winter frost is not unknown.
(according to size) below the surface, which should at once be mulched over with half-decayed leaves or coconut fibre to keep out frost.
The pots should be plunged in a cold frame and protected from frost, and about May may be removed to a sheltered and moderately shady place out-doors to remain till they flower, when they may be removed to the greenhouse.
When, on the outbreak of the Swedish war of 1809, the emperor ordered the army to take advantage of an unusually severe frost and cross the ice of the Gulf of Finland, it was only the presence of Arakcheev that compelled an unwilling general and a semi-mutinous army to begin a campaign which ended in the conquest of Finland.
Pot firmly, and plunge the pots in several inches of ashes out of doors, to protect the bulbs from frost.
In the lowlands a very hot summer is followed by a short but cold winter, during which a frost of -20° Fahr.
Among other and later works, including some who have devoted themselves more especially to Maya inscriptions, are: Arnold and Frost, The American Egypt (London, 1909); H.
The winters are often without frost at all in the lowlands, while the lowest temperatures observed are 18° F.
The snow and the frost in the ground are considered useful as furnishing moisture to start the wheat in spring.
The climate of the Cordilleran region presents even more variety than that of the other provinces because of the ranges of mountains which run parallel to the Pacific. Along the coast itself the climate is insular, with little frost in winter and mild heat in summer, and with a very heavy rainfall amounting to ioo in.
Occasionally in certain localities in the north-west the grain is liable to injury from frost in late summer; but as the proportion of land under cultivation increases the climate becomes modified and the danger from frost is appreciably less.
Hadley, History of the Town and County of Kingston-upon-Hull (Hull, 1788); C. Frost, Notices relative to the Early History of the Town and Port of Hull (London, 1827); J.
It is less easy to provide against the evils of excessive rainfall and of frost, hail and the like.
About the beginning of September the crop is ripe, which is known by the withering of the leaves; the bulbs are then to be pulled, and exposed on the ground till well dried, and they are then to be put away in a store-room, or loft, where they may be perfectly secured from frost and damp.
The Tibetan diggers collected together at the mines chiefly during the winter, when the frost assisted to bind the loose alluvial soil and render excavation easy.
Frost will not injure it after it has once set, though it is essential to guard it from frost during the operations of mixing and depositing.
The temperature has fallen to 30° in July, and a warm summer day may at any time be followed by frost at night.
Here, intense solar radiation by day, which raises the surface when dry to a temperature approaching 80° F., alternates with severe frost by night.
After this, supposing the work to have occupied most of the summer, the whole may be laid up in ridges, to expose as great a surface as possible to the action of the winter's frost.
retaining walls b, b are built up to the ground level, and the spaces between the two are covered by thick boarding, which is to be shut down as shown at c in cold weather to exclude frost, and opened as shown at d in mild weather to promote The height of the pit of the plants; and, to from the havoc caused by accidents, and very short ones being objectionable as multiplying the chances of drip, and the exclusion of light by the numerous lappings; panes about 12 in.
might be reduced according to the size secure the interior against frost, flow and return hot-water pipe e should pass along beneath the staging, which should be a strong wooden trellis supported by projections in the brickwork.
Dianthus chinensis (Indian Pink): half-hardy, I ft., various; flower earlier if treated as biennials; must be protected from frost.
Requires gritty peat soil and cool situations, but must be protected from frost in winter.
When severe frost prevails the lights or cloches are rarely taken off except to gather mature specimens; and no water is given directly overhead to the plants for fear of chilling them and checking growth.
- Plant fruit trees in open weather, if not done in autumn, which is the proper season, mulching over the roots to protect them from frost, and from drought which may occur in spring.
Transfer chrysanthemums to sheltered positions out of doors, and provide means of protecting them from frost and cutting winds.
Plant out dahlias and other tender subjects, if risk of frost is past.
Heaths and Australian plants must be very sparingly watered, and kept with only fire heat enough to repel frost.
En the greenhouse care must be used to protect against frost.
But little can be done in the northern states except to prepare manure, and get sashes, tools, &c., in working order; but in sections of the country where there is little or no frost the hardier kinds of seeds and plants may be sown and planted, such as asparagus, cabbage, cauliflower, carrot, leek, lettuce, onion, parsnip, peas, spinach, turnip, &c. In any section where these seeds can be sown in open ground, it is an indication that hotbeds may be started for the sowing of such tender vegetables as tomatoes, egg and pepper plants, &c.; though, unless in the extreme southern states, hotbeds should not be started before the beginning or middle of February.
But little can be done in most of the northern states as yet, and in sections where there is no frost in the ground it is likely to be too wet to work; but in many southern states this will be the best month for planting fruit trees and plants of all kinds, particularly strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, pear and apple trees, while grape vines will do, though they will also do well quite a month later.
Although a tree or plant will receive no injury when its roots are undisturbed in the soil should a frost come after planting, the same amount of freezing will, and very often does, greatly injure the plant if the roots are exposed.
In localities where the frost is out of the ground, if it is not wet, seeds of the hardier vegetables can be sown.
Take up summer-flowering bulbs and tubers, such as dahlias, tuberoses, gladioli, cannas, caladiums, tigridias, and dry them off thoroughly, stowing them away afterwards in some place free from frost and moisture during the winter.
with straw, leaves or rough manure, as a protection against frost.
In cases where it is not convenient to use fire heat, 5° to to° of cold can be resisted by covering the plants over with paper, and by using this before frost has struck the plants valuable collections may be saved.
Cabbages that have headed may usually be preserved against injury by frost until the middle of next month, by simply pulling them up and packing them closely in a dry spot in the open field with the heads down and roots up. On approach of cold weather in December they should be covered up with leaves as high as the tops of the roots, or, if the soil is light, it may be thrown over them, if leaves are not convenient.
In sections where it is an advantage to protect grape vines, raspberries, &c., from severe frost, these should be laid down as close to the ground as possible, and covered with leaves, straw or hay, or with a few inches of soil.
The very severe frost of that winter gave his troops an easy passage over all the rivers and low-lying = lands; town after town fell before him; he occupied Over= throw of Amsterdam, and crossing the ice with his cavalry the Stad- took the Dutch fleet, as it lay frost-bound at the holderate.
Earliest frost Latest frost Absolute maximum temperature Absolute minimum temperature Annual rainfall (total).
The fall is directly caused by the formation of a layer of tissue across the base of the leaf-stalk; the cells of this layer separate from one another and the leaf remains attached only by the fibres of the veins until it becomes finally detached by the wind or frost.
the water employed being warmer than the natural moisture of the soil and proving a valuable protection against frost.
Mere making up of necessary water in droughty seasons is one thing, protection against frost is another, while the addition of soil material is a third.
The water should be let off on the morning of a dry day, and thus the land will be dry enough at night not to suffer from the frost; or the water may be taken off in the morning and let on again at night.
In spring the newly grown and tender grass will be easily destroyed by frost if it be not protected by water, or if the ground be not made thoroughly dry.
The navigation of the rivers is regularly interrupted by frost.
In only seven of the thirty years, 1871-1900, was the thermometer observed to sink below the freezing-point; frost thus occurs in the island even on the low grounds, though never for more than a few hours.
Lundy was then publishing in Baltimore a small monthly paper, entitled The Genius of Universal Emancipation, and he resolved to go to Bennington and invite Garrison to join him in the editorship. With this object in view he walked from Boston to Bennington, through the frost and snow of a New England winter, a distance of 125 m.
Frost occurs on an average on twenty days in each of the four winter months, but only on two days in either October or May.
In winter there are often several degrees of frost, though snow very rarely lies for more than a day or two.
Frost kills the plant in all its stages and all its varieties; and the crop does not flourish well if the nights are cool, no matter how favourable the other conditions.
Frost have deduced that the average speed is only 8 m.
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The Newfoundland dog will not live in India, and the Spanish breed of fowls in this country suffer more from frost than most others.
In C. Darwin's garden two rows of scarlet runners were entirely killed by frost, except three plants, which had not even the tips of their leaves browned.
The plants are usually grown in tubs and put out in the summer months, but in the winter require to be protected from frost.
See Laura Frost, Johanna Schopenhauer: symptoms of mental alienation, fell or threw himself into the canal.
At Karesuando the last frost of spring occurs on an average on the 15th of June, and the first of autumn on the 27th of August, though night frosts may occur earlier; while at Stockholm 41 months are free of frost.
The significance of these facts from a cultural point of view is twofold: for, while a late variety is desirable for culture in Great Britain, as ensuring more or less immunity from spring frost, it is, on the other hand, undesirable, because late varieties are more liable to be attacked by the potato disease (Phytophihora infestans) which as a rule appears about the time when the earliest varieties are ready for lifting, but before the late varieties are matured.
the frost is only permanent g.
In localities where there is hoar frost in autumn and spring the seed is sown in September or at latest in the beginning of October, and the yield of opium and seed is then greater than if sown later.
The plants during growth are liable to injury by severe frost, excessive rain, insects, fungi and the growth of a root-parasite (Orobanche indica).
Montgomery's Life (Auburn, 1850) and John Frost's Life (New York and Philadelphia, 1847) are almost wholly devoted to President Taylor's military career, and are excessively laudatory in character.
Natural scalps are subject to extreme vicissitudes: an area of many acres may be destroyed by a local change of current producing a deposit of sand or shingle over the scalp, or by exposure to frost at low tide in winter, or by accumulation of decomposing vegetable matter.
The average date of the first killing frost at Dover is the 4th of October, and of the last, the loth of May; at Atlantic City, on the sea-coast, these dates are respectively the 4th of November and the nth of April.
Snow and frost (down to - 4° F.) occur in December and January.
Series), and an excellent summary of solar spectroscopy, as far as rapid progress permits, is in Frost's translation of Scheiner, Astronomical Spectroscopy (1894).
In winter frost at night is not uncommon.
In the summer the shade temperature reaches z io° F., whilst in winter nights 12° of frost have been registered.
Thus natural or artificial surfaces which are completely permeable to rainfall may become almost impermeable when protected by surface water from drought and frost, and from earth-worms, vegetation and artificial disturbance.
Beginning with the new year on the 22nd of September the autumn months were Vendemiaire the month of vintage, Brumaire, the months of fog, and Frimaire 6 2 3 „ the month of frost.
This serves to distinguish flints which have been fashioned by human agencies from those which have been split merely by the action of frost and the weather.
A frost which penetrated deep caused the famine of 1739.
above the sea, frost is not uncommon at night, even in places directly under the equator.
The hottest part of the region is not the most southerly district but the bright-colored steppes of the coast of Granada, and the plains and hill terraces of the south-east coast from Almeria to Alicante, Snow and frost are here hardly known.
The horse becomes low in condition and moves about quietly, and the frost tends to brace up the limbs.
The plants are easy to cultivate, and are generally grown in large pots or tubs which can be protected from frost in winter.
frigus, frost) is the cooling of a body by the transfer of a portion of its heat to another and therefore a cooler body.
The climate is good; in winter there is often hard frost and much snow, and even in summer, with a day temperature of Too F., the nights are always cool.
His season was passing like tomatoes still green when the frost hits, unable to fulfill what they've been straining to achieve through the long hot summer.
While maintaining a strict, no nonsense demeanor, Frost uses encouragement and positivity as her core techniques.
He was, justifiably, taken apart by Hugo Young of The Guardian for uttering similar platitudes on Frost.
These plants are vulnerable to frost damage in winter and are therefore protected with boxes from October to May.
She suffered extreme frost bite in both feet which were subsequently amputated.
Down the garden: a solitary bee; frost in the shade.
begonia tubers need frost proofing when left in the soil.
blackened by last frost.
It's like when you watch Frost and think, blimey that's clever, how did they do that?
The owner of the flat above has had several sales fall through due to the cost of rectifying frost damaged brickwork.
brightened up a bit too, the midday sun melting some of the frost.
stinking chamomile is frost hardy at the rosette stage and can grow as a winter annual in Britain.
cloudless morning only sixteen days earlier had been white with frost.
Then old Robert Frost was summoned to read a poem composed specially for this day.
Edith Frost is living, wonderful and irrefutable proof that even cowgirls really do get the blues.
danger of frost is past.
deadheaded regularly, will flower until the onset of frost.
envious eyes, none greener than Mrs Frost's.
Ubiquitous and cunning, he fed captain Simon Frost for a try that embodied the team ethic that the Blues ' were now demonstrating.
tender exotics are not frost hardy and need to be over-wintered in order for the plant to survive.
Super Nanny is filmed both the UK and the US, and has made nanny extraordinaire Jo Frost a household name.
Paul Frost, a party activist added " The Green Party is a very forward-looking party.
Thus any incompletely unfurled fronds may be destroyed by the first autumnal frost, whereas mature fronds may escape.
The litter of dead fronds from the previous year provide some frost protection.
The weather was improving, and the sun beginning to melt the slight frost which could be seen glinting off the grass blades.
Pots emerging, a little blackened by last frost.
An absence of hoar frost in many areas left many drivers unaware of the hazard.
Not a cloud in the sky, the caps of the Munros glistening white with snow and a sublime frost covering everything.
A severe frost can wipe out crops for two years.
Bolton Abbey station in a slight frost with the fires going.
frost heave or by strong winds.
frost nip ' .
frost bite, do ya?
frost resistant than the typical species.
frost damage in the future.
frost proof shelter measuring four feet x four feet is attached to the flight at the rear.
Beside, the ice caps are more like a winter frost than the ice caps you get on Earth.
Sadie's wedding fury - Dec 04 Sadie Frost is reportedly furious about Jude Law's engagement to Sienna Miller.
Many ornamental gourds (Cucumis pepo) are hardy enough to be grown outside once the danger of frost is past.
grit this road on the basis of a frost warning seemed ludicrous.
Aspect: Full sun to partial shade hardiness: Fully hardy, may be subject to frost damage.
The development of frost hardiness is a metabolic process requiring an energy source.
A ll alliums are fully to frost hardy in all parts of the country.
hearty cheers were given for John Frost, Esq.
Firm back newly planted trees and shrubs if they have been lifted by frost heave or by strong winds.
We brought a new freezer for Christmas one of these new high tech Frost Free models.
hoar frost in many areas left many drivers unaware of the hazard.
WaterAid chief executive Barbara Frost said: " There is a silent holocaust occurring around the world caused by lack of water and sanitation.
From what I've read, the moderately hydraulic lime mortars would need 3 to 4 weeks to cure sufficiently to resist frost.
The finished surface is almost impermeable, resistant to frost and repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
The finished surface is totally impermeable, resistant to frost and repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
For example, poor thermal inertia could be due to a poorly packed frost layer.
such infamy may not be far off for Liam Frost.
Jack Frost from the arms. the jacket also features 2 zipped lower pockets.
The cuffs are also elasticated to keep Jack Frost from the arms. the jacket also features 2 zipped lower pockets.
He said Grand National winning jockey Jimmy Frost has been his mentor.
One of the end houses was the home of Mr Frost, the local lamplighter.
lethal toxins in Frost's fatty tissue.
The frost eroded limestone is littered with coral and sea shell fossils confirming this raised mountain was once below sea level.
luminous frost or matte effect to impart depth to the eyes without making them too heavy.
Birds and / or frost may well eat / kill any residual maggots.
Temperatures remained relatively mild throughout the month, with only four mornings later in the month where ground frost delayed course openings.
Narcissus cyclamineus Despite the best efforts of the snow and frost Narcissus cyclamineus Despite the best efforts of the snow and frost Narcissus cyclamineus is still looking attractive.
nighttime temperatures with a ground frost recorded early on the 17 th.
He was bundled into a snow hole for shelter and was subsequently successfully treated for ' frost nip ' .
overbearing father, Emma Frost is on her own for the very first time.
Sgt Frost: So you knew several days ago that Vincent was breaking parole?
pedigree of four generations showing a descent from Frank Raymond Frost of Sheffield.
Made from frost resistant polypropylene for a long life.
To guard against frost damage they are fired to 1160 degrees centigrade yet remain porous allowing roots to breathe and preventing waterlogging.
prominence in the 1960s with his regular appearance on The Frost Report where he met Ronnie Barker.
A frost proof shelter measuring four feet x four feet is attached to the flight at the rear.
resistant to frost and cold weather.
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Will they be eaten by parasites, or killed by a particularly savage frost?
Its climate is more temperate, rarely suffering from frost and cooled by sea breezes in summer.
sky clearing before sunset with a touch of ground frost.
Sloes: The perfect time to pick sloes: The perfect time to pick sloes is after their skins have been softened by the first frost.
solitary bee; frost in the shade.
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sublime frost covering everything.
susceptible to frost in harsh winters, causing them to hardly flower at all the next summer.
tolerant of frost, hence its great popularity as a winter vegetable.
Kahn found high levels of lethal toxins in Frost's fatty tissue.
unfurled fronds may be destroyed by the first autumnal frost, whereas mature fronds may escape.
veils of mist parted beneath us to reveal a thick carpet of frost below our sun kissed eerie.
A severe frost on Christmas morning 1962 froze many water pipes.
The whole process is like watching the frost of a winter's morning melt from a heated car windscreen.
And leap by leap, like some pale frost wraith, the snowshoe rabbit flashed on ahead.
Trees, of which the young buds are nipped by frost, would frequently not suffer material injury, were it not that the small frost-cracks serve as points of entry for Fungi; and numerous cases are known where even high temperatures can be endured on rich, deep, retentive soils by plants which at once succumb to drought on shallow or non-retentive soils.
Assimilation goes on during the whole year, except during periods of frost or when .the plants are buried by snow.
The two meteorological events of the decade which will probably live longest in the recollection were, however, the terrible drought of 1893, resulting in a fodder famine in the succeeding winter, and the severe frost of ten weeks' duration at the beginning of 1895.
Others have hollow or funnel-shaped ends and are constricted at the middle like a dice cup. In some rocks small rod-like microlites are grouped together in a regular way to form growths which resemble fir branches, fern leaves, brushes or networks, in the same manner as minute needles of ice produce star-like snow crystals or the frost growths on a window pane.
In the lowlands a very hot summer is followed by a short but cold winter, during which a frost of -20Ã‚° Fahr.
The winters are often without frost at all in the lowlands, while the lowest temperatures observed are 18Ã‚° F.
The temperature has fallen to 30Ã‚° in July, and a warm summer day may at any time be followed by frost at night.
Here, intense solar radiation by day, which raises the surface when dry to a temperature approaching 80Ã‚° F., alternates with severe frost by night.
In cases where it is not convenient to use fire heat, 5Ã‚° to toÃ‚° of cold can be resisted by covering the plants over with paper, and by using this before frost has struck the plants valuable collections may be saved.
a temperate or colder zones where a season favourable to vegetation is succeeded by an unfavourable or winter season, leaves of evergreens must be protected from the frost and cold drying winds, and are therefore tougher or more leathery in texture than those of deciduous trees, and frequently, as in pines, firs and other conifers, are needle-like, thus exposing a much smaller surface to the drying action of cold winds.
Snow and frost (down to - 4Ã‚° F.) occur in December and January.
In the summer the shade temperature reaches z ioÃ‚° F., whilst in winter nights 12Ã‚° of frost have been registered.
No one was safe from these zealous and too often credulous defenders of the established order; and a few indiscreet words spoken in a coffee house were enough to bring imprisonment and ruin, as in the case of John Frost, a respectable attorney, condemned for sedition in March 1793.
So he called together his merry little fairies, and showing them a number of jars and vases filled with gold and precious stones, told them to carry those carefully to the palace of Santa Claus, and give them to him with the compliments of King Frost.
Still, for awhile, the frost fairies did not notice this strange occurrence, for they were down on the grass, so far below the tree-tops that the wonderful shower of treasure was a long time in reaching them; but at last one of them said, Hark!
Their pleasure charmed away King Frost's anger, and he, too, began to admire the painted trees, and at last he said to himself, My treasures are not wasted if they make little children happy.
But, children, you must make King Frost a visit the very first opportunity you have, and see for yourselves this wonderful palace.
You must know that King Frost, like all other kings, has great treasures of gold and precious stones; but as he is a generous old monarch, he endeavours to make a right use of his riches.
I will tell you how King Frost happened to think of painting the leaves, for it is a strange story.
At first King Frost was very angry, and the fairies trembled and crouched lower in their hiding-places, and I do not know what might have happened to them if just then a party of boys and girls had not entered the wood.
Their pleasure banished the anger from King Frost's heart and the frown from his brow, and he, too, began to admire the painted trees.
Soon after its appearance in print I was pained to learn, through the Goodson Gazette, that a portion of the story (eight or nine passages) is either a reproduction or adaptation of Miss Margaret Canby's "Frost Fairies."
Helen told me that for a long time she had thought of Jack Frost as a king, because of the many treasures which he possessed.
I asked Helen what stories she had read about Jack Frost.
In answer to my question she recited a part of the poem called 'Freaks of the Frost,' and she referred to a little piece about winter, in one of the school readers.
She could not remember that any one had ever read to her any stories about King Frost, but said she had talked with her teacher about Jack Frost and the wonderful things he did.
This may explain the reason why Helen claims persistently that "The Frost King" is her own story.
Helen Keller writing "The Frost King" was building better than she knew and saying more than she meant.
It was a rather cool evening, and some of his neighbors were apprehending a frost.
I also heard the whooping of the ice in the pond, my great bed-fellow in that part of Concord, as if it were restless in its bed and would fain turn over, were troubled with flatulency and had dreams; or I was waked by the cracking of the ground by the frost, as if some one had driven a team against my door, and in the morning would find a crack in the earth a quarter of a mile long and a third of an inch wide.
Early in the morning, while all things are crisp with frost, men come with fishing-reels and slender lunch, and let down their fine lines through the snowy field to take pickerel and perch; wild men, who instinctively follow other fashions and trust other authorities than their townsmen, and by their goings and comings stitch towns together in parts where else they would be ripped.
The grass flames up on the hillsides like a spring fire--"et primitus oritur herba imbribus primoribus evocata"--as if the earth sent forth an inward heat to greet the returning sun; not yellow but green is the color of its flame;--the symbol of perpetual youth, the grass-blade, like a long green ribbon, streams from the sod into the summer, checked indeed by the frost, but anon pushing on again, lifting its spear of last year's hay with the fresh life below.
Go out into the frost... the frost... the frost!
I couldn't hold them in, my hands grew numb in the sharp frost so that I threw down the reins--'Catch hold yourself, your excellency!' says I, and I just tumbled on the bottom of the sleigh and sprawled there.
"Home!" said Pierre, and despite twenty-two degrees of frost Fahrenheit he threw open the bearskin cloak from his broad chest and inhaled the air with joy.
For a moment as he was rearranging his cloak Pierre opened his eyes and saw the same penthouse roofs, posts, and yard, but now they were all bluish, lit up, and glittering with frost or dew.
In the sunshine the air was warm, and that warmth was particularly pleasant with the invigorating freshness of the morning frost still in the air.
Through the falling snow a purple-black and starry sky showed itself and the frost grew keener.
"Now then, all together--shove!" cried the voices, and the huge surface of the wall, sprinkled with snow and creaking with frost, was seen swaying in the gloom of the night.
That means a hard frost....
In spite of the severe frost some hundred generals and staff officers in full parade uniform stood in front of the castle, as well as a guard of honor of the Semenov regiment.
Aubrieta is an Alpine plant and you can plant it in the ground straight away as its very resistant to frost and cold weather.
Now, I can understand Paul being mistaken for Terry Frost... Terry makes suitably salacious comments when told about this unique double mistake.
The afternoon was brighter with the sky clearing before sunset with a touch of ground frost.
Sloes: The perfect time to pick sloes is after their skins have been softened by the first frost.
It eats holes into masonry allowing ingress of water and subsequent frost spalling problems.
Those with bob hats went home freezing those without nearly succumbed to frost bite of the ear lobes.
The unique cell structure of Aircrete blocks makes them resistant to frost damage and sulfate attack.
They can be very susceptible to frost in harsh winters, causing them to hardly flower at all the next summer.
It thrives in cooler climes and is tolerant of frost, hence its great popularity as a winter vegetable.
Burling and Frost discovered in their correspondence that both shared an uncanny coincidence of events in their lives.
Next day, veils of mist parted beneath us to reveal a thick carpet of frost below our sun kissed eerie.
The stones are very vulnerable to frost damage in winter and are therefore boxed from October to May.
Frost them as one cake in the color of your choice (or cover in fondant for a polished look), and make the lines of an umbrella in white for a nice color contrast.
Place a baby doll in the bed and frosting a blanket over her, or simply frost it and then place a baby on top.
Frost the entire cake, including the wheels and handle, and use contrast colors to accent the shape.
Baby Blocks Cake - Cut rectangular cakes into squares (two layers high) and frost on five sides.
Another simple cake idea is cupcakes, frost them with white, pink, blue, or yellow frosting, and then use baby embellishments.
Cool cakes completely before trying to frost.
Frost side and top of one cake, place a second layer on, and do the same until all three layers are frosted.
Many grocery store bakeries offer custom cakes at reasonable prices, and they can also bake and frost a simple sheet cake for decoration.
This allows frost to form on the outside and keeps the drink cold for a longer period of time.
Place ingredients in a shaker, and shake vigorously until frost forms on the outside.
Wait until the first frost before picking and eating.
The frost makes the berries taste sweeter.
Raking Leaves -- Make sure that you get up all of the leaves before the first hard frost.
Frost: Like the Amplified finish, this one has superior color payoff.
They come in sheer, satin, matte and frost finishes.
For a very natural effect, use matte not shimmer or frost shadow.
You can select either a matte or frost eye shadow.
Frost eye shadows reflect the light and may look sparkly or shiny.
Avoid using eyeshadows that have too much frost or shimmer.
I would recommend this product to anyone who likes neutral, summertime tones with a little frost in them.
Once you have your cake ready to frost, whip up a batch of your favorite cake frosting (or buy a tub of pre-made frosting at the store) and add the food coloring until you get a nice pastel color.
Completely frost the cake so that it is entirely white.
You can frost your cupcakes with any icing that you like.
Spider web cupcake: Frost the cupcake with white frosting.
Jack o' lantern cupcake: Frost the cupcake with orange colored icing.
Ghost cupcake: Frost the top of the cupcake with chocolate frosting.
Wormy cupcakes: Frost your cupcakes with chocolate frosting.
Frost bite can begin in less than five minutes when temperatures are cold, so make sure you are being realistic and taking the temperature seriously since some pretty sensitive body parts are going to be exposed.
Two additional resorts ideal for skiing Poconos are Jack Frost Mountain and Big Boulder.
Jack Frost Mountain is a traditional family ski resort.
Jack Frost Mountain has 20 trails and a smaller terrain park.
Jack Frost Mountain and Big Boulder - These two mountains are owned by the same company and cater to different demographics of ski enthusiasts.
Jack Frost is designed more for traditional family skiers while Big Boulder is geared more towards snowboarding and terrain park skiing.
Frost cupcakes either individually and place on a multi-level presentation tray, or place them next to each other and frost as one unit.
Simply use a round cookie cutter and frost like a poker chip or a rectangular cutter and frost like a playing card.
Bake the lamb cake according to the instructions that comes with the pan, and then frost in a dark brown to create the deer fur.
Because heart shaped cakes are more difficult to bake, frost, and decorate than round or square cakes, they also cost more.
Or use cupcakes as your "polka dots;" ask your decorator to frost each cupcake with a bright color, and place all of the cupcakes in a pattern around a simpler looking cake.
When the crumb coat has firmed, frost the top and sides of the cake generously.
Lightly frost the cakes with buttercream before applying the fondant sheets so that the buttercream will act as "glue" for the fondant.
Frost the cake with pale yellow buttercream and accent with candied or fresh lemon slices.
Frost cupcakes in the wedding colors and skip additional decorations.
Frost simply and top each cupcake with a fresh flower.
Brush the cake free of crumbs, then frost the cake in a color other than green.
Frost the cake with green buttercream and decorate it to look like a frog.
Frost the cake with green buttercream icing.
Frost the cupcakes with white icing and medium-sized black circles in the white icing, then pipe a green border around each of them.
Frost a cupcake with buttercream frosting in white or even light pink.
Frost them all at the same time with buttercream frosting and add details.
Bake cupcakes, allow them to cool and frost with green buttercream icing.
Ice cupcakes with a thin layer of buttercream, making a small doomed shape as you frost.
Frost your cupcakes and smooth out the buttercream.
Slice any bulges from the bottom of the cake to even it out, apply a protective crumb coat of frosting, and frost and decorate as normal.
One easy way to create your design is to bake a large sheet cake, let it cool, and then frost it with a single background color.
Ice the entire football cake with the brown frosting, smoothing with a hot, wet spatula as you frost.
Frost the entire cake with a crumb coat of buttercream icing.
Frost the bottom of the cake using the grass tip with green and add blue sky to the rest of the cake.
Frost the cake in dark pink buttercream icing, using black frosting to make the line between the two lips.
Using an 8- or 9-inch round cake as your base, bake one layer of the cake, freeze it until it's firm, and frost with green buttercream.
Frost the cupcake bases with green buttercream and the tops with white buttercream.
Frost the legs with green buttercream and stick them near the bottom of the frosted round cake.
When you're finished, frost the whole cake with green buttercream, and decorate as usual.
To do so, let the cake cool completely, freeze it for 20 to 30 minutes, brush off any crumbs, and frost the cake with a very thin layer of buttercream.
Just outline your designs on the cake and frost them after dyeing icing.
Decide whether you want to frost the monkey's fur smoothly or use piping stars to create the look of fur and then decorate accordingly.
With a fireworks cake, you can decorate the surface to resemble just one round firework or frost a dark background and then decorate individual fireworks all over the cake.
Simply frost the top of the cake with white buttercream or cream cheese frosting and place fresh red and blue berries along the border of the cake and across the top.
Bake your cake, let it cool, stack the layers with filling, apply a crumb coat, and finally frost the entire cake with red buttercream.
When the cake is finished and has cooled, apply a crumb coat and then frost two-thirds of the cake with red buttercream, leaving a rounded section plain at one end.
Frost a cake in chocolate buttercream icing.
Frost it to represent a grassy hill or even a mountaintop.
Frost the outline in gold and the inside with white buttercream.
Sheet cake: This is a large, flat cake that you can frost with buttercream icing or cover with rolled fondant.
If you have a good handle on most decorating skills but don't yet feel advanced, choose a design that's somewhere in the middle.Stacked cake: Create a two or three layer cake, and frost it with buttercream or cover the layers with fondant.
Apply a crumb coat of frosting, let it firm, and then frost and decorate the cake as usual.
If he or she is going on a cruise to celebrate the milestone, make the cake in the shape of a ship, frost it with black and white icing, and add tiny windows and ship details on top.
Each shape requires no special equipment to assemble or hold up and is simple to frost and finish.
Use a flat spatula and a large bowl of red buttercream to frost Elmo's body.
Position them together and frost as a regular sheet cake, and pipe Elmo on top.
Crumble about a cup's worth of chocolate sandwich cookies, frost the cake with buttercream, and scatter the cookie crumbles over the cake.
You have two main choices to consider when preparing to frost a holiday cake: would you rather following an existing design template or craft a new design yourself?
After the cake is cool, frost the "leaves" with green buttercream and the trunk with chocolate icing.
Finally, frost the cake normally, with a thick layer of icing.
Frost the frog with a thin layer of buttercream, and drape a big sheet of rolled green fondant over it.
Attach them to one another using buttercream frosting and frost together as one large cake.
The easiest way to do a lovebird cake is to bake a square or rectangular cake with a flat top, frost it with white buttercream, and use a pastry bag and various decorating tips to pipe on outlines and details for the birds.
Frost the cupcakes with bright, contrasting colors or alternate shades of the same hue.
Frost a cupcake with buttercream frosting in white or light pink.
Frost each cupcake with a thin layer of buttercream frosting.
Next, frost eyes onto the cupcakes with blue or black buttercream, or use your fondant to do the same thing.
Beginning decorators can group cupcakes together into satellite cakes and frost them together to represent clouds.
Once you bake and frost your standard-sized cupcake, wrap it in a self-adhesive and preprinted sleeve and then top it with a coordinating topping.
He has three children with his first wife, actress Sadie Frost, and one child with model Samantha Burke.
While Jones is best known for her role as Betty Draper on Mad Men, she also played Emma Frost in the 2011 blockbuster film X-Men: First Class.
Supernanny features British nanny Jo Frost, as she travels around the country helping families deal with their children's behavior in positive and functional ways.
On the February 13th episode, the family requesting Frost's help was Phil and Debbra Davis, and their five children, whose ages range from 14 to 2.
During the show, Frost was blunt and almost forceful with the Davis', in an effort to show them that they are breaking their children's spirits and risking serious injuries.
Seed should be sown under glass in early spring, and the seedlings planted in rich light soil and in the hottest part of the garden, as soon as danger from frost is over.
The early plantings make foliage in autumn, and require protection of mats against frost.
These cuttings may be struck on slight heat like Verbenas, potted on, made to grow rapidly, so as to be fit to plant out at the end of May when danger of frost is past.
A light or peaty soil and a sheltered wall are the best conditions, with protection at the root during frost.
All the kinds are of the easiest culture in moist, loamy soils, the best kinds being hardy (at least, at the root), and growing again if cut down by frost.
In the absence of frost they are showy for a period of several weeks, whilst their fragrance is very noticeable.
If planted in May and frost is feared, protect the young plants at night by turning a garden pot over them.
The floor of a greenhouse where frost can be excluded, or a dry cellar, is a good place to store the roots in.
The roots may be kept plump during the winter by storing in soil in a cool place secure from frost.
This remark applies only to bulbs established in the ground, for fresh bulbs are as tender as other Gladioli, and must be protected from frost.
In its native habitat it enjoys a dry climate, and, in some seasons at least, is more or less protected from frost by a covering of snow.
In this country, however, it has withstood 32 degrees of frost.
Even on the favoured Devonshire coast a sharp late frost will sometimes injure the flowers.
The glossy leaves are always attractive and seldom attacked by insects, and, when safe from frost, the shoots will cover a wall where even Ivy fails.
The plant is hardy, but its beauty is often marred by frost and bad weather.
It is said to be a good seaside plant in its own land, despite its large leaves, and though as yet on trial in this country, it has endured 16 degrees of frost without injury upon the south coast.
I have seen young, newly-rooted plants injured the first year after being put out, but when once established it will stand any frost up to 30 degrees without lasting injury.
Late planting and deep planting both tend to defer the bloom, but make no great difference, and as a rule late bloom is to be preferred, being less liable to injury from frost.
The flowers stand any amount of frost without injury, and it is only the chance of their being broken with snow that renders a covering necessary.
If not checked by late spring frosts at Bitton, it comes into blossom early in September, and continues to flower till cut down by frost.
Coming from the mountains of Asia Minor, this will withstand severe frost, is free from insects and disease, and quite at home in town gardens.
L. longifolia, an Australian species, planted out in a bed of Rhododendrons at Forest Hill, near London, grew luxuriantly in the open air, flowering and bearing seed, and only twice cut to the ground by frost during twenty years.
They are, however, perennial, and when the leaves are killed by frost the tapering black root must be lifted and stored in sand during the winter.
It is easily grown, flowers freely until frost, and continues until winter if taken under glass.
The Phormiums like a deep soil with abundance of sunlight and moisture, and where there is nothing to fear from frost they do well treated as waterside plants.
These, as well as the varieties, are perfectly hardy, and need no protection against frost, however severe.
When established they descend deeply, and are not then affected by frost.
My great surprise has been in its well doing to such an extent in the open ground that I have now no fear for it at all, and during the worst frost we have had here during the last twenty or thirty years it was entirely uninjured.
The true plant has been grown outside for many years in the Rhododendron dell at Kew, and it has never been injured by frost, nor does it ever fail to set abundance of bloom.
It appears quite hardy, as it passed through 10 degrees. of frost on four nights last winter, which killed many tender subjects, without being harmed in the least.
It would have less chance in cold and inland places, and valleys where the frost is more severe.
A well-drained subsoil with a porous surface soil suits them best, and shelter from hard frost and nipping winds is of great service.
After the manure is spread over the surface, trench the soil up to a depth of 2 feet, and leave the ground as rough as possible, so as to expose it to winter frost and rain.
When established they must be just protected from frost, and kept in dry airy quarters.
Being near the sea there is very little frost in ordinary winters, and the plant requires no protection, but in a less favoured place it would be well to pot it and winter it in a cool greenhouse.
Frost Grape (Vitis Cordifolia) - A vigorous Vine with thin, three-lobed leaves, measuring 3 to 6 inches in diameter, the lobes ending in a long, fine point.
The berries are black and only eatable after frost.
It is not a hardy plant, and is cut down by severe frost.
Start seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks before last frost.
During winter in cold climates, mulch plants with straw or loose leaves to keep the ground temperature more even and prevent frost heave.
Some gardeners like to remove all plant material that has died back after a frost as a further precaution.
It's evergreen in really warm climates but dies back to the ground after a sharp frost.
Your aloe has certainly been damaged by the frost, but it sounds as though the roots and the growing crown have survived.
Typically, their leaves and stems turn a reddish color when injured by frost.
Even a light sheet of plastic will provide protection from frost - or if you're really desperate, grab some bed sheets.
If a heavy frost catches you by surprise, it sometimes helps to spray the frosted foliage with tepid water.
Once your flowers are established, they should bloom until frost.
Seeds can be sewn in the early spring and lightly covered with soil, or you can start seeds inside and plant the seedlings after the last frost.
Another item is to determine the first average frost date where you live.
Average frost dates are easy to find out.
A great resource to look up average first and last frost dates is Victory Seeds' frost date selector.
You want to be sure that you are selecting vegetables that are frost tolerant.
You can choose plants that are not frost tolerant if you look at the maturity rates of each one and do a bit of figuring before planting.
For plants that die back when the first frost hits, you will need to calculate the days until harvest.
If your average first frost date is September 20, you will want to plant your seeds by June first to allow for harvest before the frost.
If you have purchased plants you can plant about two weeks later and still be able to harvest before the frost.
If you have a very early first frost some of these may not be an option for you.
Some vegetables, like kale, actually taste better after a light frost.
Here is a sample of planting dates depending on your first average frost.
Pull up any annuals that have been damaged by the frost, and cut back foliage that is damaged or will start looking ugly when it gets really cold.
For example, if you live where it gets really cold, you'll want to be sure to use durable containers that are frost proof.
Plant watermelon seeds directly into the garden after the frost free date for your region.
Wait until the danger of frost has passed, test your soil and get the pH to 4.0 to 5.0, and then plant to a depth of about 18 inches.
Vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts taste sweeter when they mature after a hard frost.
Frost and snow don't usually bother these plants and many blossom even when temperatures make you shiver.
To plant trees and shrubs in the fall, do so while the soil can still be easily worked and before the first hard frost for your area.
In addition, some annuals will give you another great run of color until the hard frost hits.Most perennials available in the garden center can be planted now.
Plant close to or slightly after the frost free date for your area.
While snow and hard frost might kill them off, pansies have been known to survive!
Wait to plant until the threat of frost and snow is past in early spring.
Like most plants of the nightshade family, tomatoes are native to sunny mountain slopes of South America, where frost damage is not a concern.
Seed germination should normally begin about six weeks before the last spring frost.
Individual hot caps or a cold frame will ensure that your little pioneer seedlings are protected from cold winds or frost.
For the rest of your crop, transplant most tomatoes to the garden two to four weeks after the last frost.
In this case, it is important to select cultivars with short growing seasons or to prepare to shelter your tomato plants from frost in the fall.
Even when all danger of frost has passed, be sure the weather is favorable before planting.
The soil must be warm and all danger of frost past for planting pumpkins.
Knowing your area's climate along with frost dates is an important step in ensuring you get the most of nature's bounty.
Along with the zone, you should also know the first and last probable frost dates for your area.
Dave's Garden is a website that allows you to enter your zip code to determine the first and last frost dates.
Cool weather varieties are planted weeks before the last frost date to ensure plants can be harvested before the heat of summer causes plants to bolt or wither.
Broccoli: Plant seedlings five weeks before last spring frost.
Cauliflower: Plant seedlings four weeks before last spring frost.
Lettuce: Sow seeds fours weeks before last spring frost.
Onions: Plant seedlings four weeks before last spring frost.
Radish: Sow seeds three weeks before last spring frost.
Spinach: Sow seeds five weeks before last spring frost.
Warmer weather varieties planted in mid-Spring are planted after the last frost date and are harvested during the summer months.
Beans: Sow seeds on the last spring frost date.
Cucumbers: Plant seedlings one week after last spring frost.
Eggplant: Plant seedlings two weeks after last spring frost.
Peppers: Plant seedlings two weeks after last spring frost.
Squash: Sow seeds or plant seedlings on the last spring frost date.
Tomatoes: Plant seedlings on the last spring frost date.
Typically reserved for cool weather vegetables, late-summer plantings yield harvests in the fall before the first frost date.
Broccoli: Sow seeds 16 weeks before first fall frost or plant seedlings nine weeks before first fall frost.
Cauliflower: Sow seeds 16 weeks before first fall frost or plant seedlings nine weeks before first fall frost.
Carrots: Sow seeds 11 weeks before first fall frost.
Peas: Sow seeds ten weeks before first fall frost.
Radishes: Sow seeds four weeks before first fall frost.
Lettuce: Sow seeds seven weeks before first fall frost.
Spinach: Sow seeds seven weeks before first fall frost.
If extending the growing season is something you want to try, consider starting seeds indoors to protect against the possibility of frost.
An average black and yellow garden spider will live only from the time they hatch within the egg sac until the first hard frost in the fall, often 12 months or less.
This protects them from frost and it will keep pests out.
The glass cover of the cold frame prevents frost from accumulating on the plants as well as creates a warm pocket of air around the plants.
Use a row cover, cold frame or another technique to retain warmer air around the plants and keep snow, ice and frost from damaging them.
Water: Continue watering until close to the frost date for your area.
Allow snow and frost to melt away on its own but keep people off the grass to ensure its protection until the sun can dry it out.
Whether you've just planted tomato seedlings in the spring or the languid days of summer are drawing to a close and a frost is predicted, it's smart to learn how to prevent frost damage.
Frost damage occurs when water freezes on the surface of the plant.
To prevent frost damage, use one of these three ideas, depending upon your plants.
Keep in mind some very tender annuals, especially tropical flowers, suffer even when temperatures dip into the 50s without a frost.
It's important to understand the weather conditions that presage frost.
This way, you can recognize weather patterns that create frost.
Conditions most favorable to frost include clear, calm nights with neither cloud cover nor wind.
Temperatures will drop into the 30s near the freezing point, 32 degrees Fahrenheit, although frost may form at temperatures slightly warmer than the freezing point.
It will extend the season as well as prevent frost from harming plants.
Such areas may be less prone to frost than other areas, so consider planting more susceptible plants in those parts of your garden.
Another method to prevent frost from accumulating on plants is to cover them.
It will trap some warm air around the plant and prevent frost crystals from accumulating on the leaves.
Row covers also prevent frost from settling on plants.
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