So were early autumn frosts and late spring freezes.
At the head of the Humboldt river frosts are of almost nightly occurrence, and in the Carson Valley damaging frosts often occur in June.
coccinea, often confounded with the red oak, but with larger leaves, with long lobes ending in several acute points; they change to a brilliant scarlet with the first October frosts, giving one of the most striking of the various glowing tints that render the American forests so beautiful in autumn.
It does not, however, prevail for long, and in the first half of September frosts begin on the middle Urals.
The climate of this part of the valley is, of course, continental - frosts of - 22° F.
from it in the fertile valley of Avellino, of no great elevation, but encircled by high mountains, light frosts are not uncommon as late as June; and 18 m.
High districts covered with oaks and chestnuts succeed to this almost tropical vegetation; a little higher up and we reach the elevated regions of the Pollino and the Sila, covered with firs and pines, and affording rich pastures even in the midst of summer, when heavy dews and light frosts succeed each other in July and August, and snow begins to appear at the end of September or early in October.
Equally disastrous are those climatic or seasonal changes which involve temperatures in themselves not excessive but in wrong sequence; how many more useful plants could be grown in the open in the United Kingdom if the deceptively mild springs were not so often followed by frosts in May and June!
Above this is the tierra fria, which ranges from 5577 to 8200 ft., and includes all the higher portions of the Mexican plateau, and which corresponds to the temperate regions of Central United States where frosts are very rarely experienced.
The young trees require protection from storms and late frosts even more than in England; the red pine of the north-eastern states, Pinus resinosa, answers well as a nurse, but the pitch pine and other species may be employed.
Throughout the region north of the Apennines no plants will thrive which cannot stand occasional severe frosts in winter, so that not only oranges and lemons but even the olive tree cannot be grown, except in specially favoured situations.
Heavy falls of snow in June are not uncommon, and only for a short time towards the end of July are the nights totally exempt from light frosts.
The extreme frosts and heats of the English climate are unknown, but occasional heavy snow-falls occur, and the sea in shallow inlets is covered with a thin coating of ice.
In the tropics the essential requirements are very similar, but there the dry season checks production in much the same way as do the frosts in temperate climates.
Wooden and glass copings are also very useful in warding off frosts.
On the plains bordering the Rio Grande frosts are frequent.
The neve, which generally consists of broad sheets of great beauty, is formed from the freshly fallen snow during a series of alternate thaws and frosts.
Frosts of - 13° to - 18° F.
More dreaded than the frosts are the terrible burans or snowstorms, which occur in early spring and destroy thousands of horses and cattle that have been grazing on the steppes throughout the winter.
Still, at many places night frosts set in as early as the second half of July.
On the lower plateau, in Transbaikalia, grain is successfully raised in the Nerchinsk region, with serious risks, however, from early frosts in the valleys.
In Sao Paulo and southern Minas Geraes there are sometimes frosts.
There are occasional frosts, but snow is never seen.
Coffee naturally occupies first place, and is grown wherever frosts are not severe from the Amazon south to Parana.
The midday temperatures recorded by Huber at Hail during January and the first half of February average about 65° F., and water froze on several nights; at Medina the winters are cold and night frosts of frequent occurrence, and these conditions prevail over all the western part of the Nejd plateau.
Autumn begins in Sept., light frosts occurring at its close.
Both of these plains are so level, and have so fertile a soil that they are the seats of extensive agriculture, especially fruit raising, which is further encouraged by the influence of the large bodies of lake water that moderate the heat of summer and the cold of winter, and tend to check the late frosts of spring and the early frosts of autumn.
In most of the state frosts begin from September 1st to October 1st, and end from April 1st to May 1st.
The pleasant climate has certain drawbacks; the coastal farmer finds that blights and insect pests thrive in the comparative absence of hard frosts.
Along the whole west coast the climate resembles nothing in the British Islands so much as Cork and Kerry, for there are the same wet gales from a western ocean, the same clouds gathering on the dripping sides of wild mountains, an equal absence of severe frosts and hot sunshine, and a rich and evergreen vegetation.
The climate indeed is noted for its healthiness, the chief drawback being dust-storms. The average temperature for the four winter months - May-August - is 49° F.; hard frosts at night are then common.
In the north-eastern districts the climate is somewhat uncertain, and damage is often done to early fruit-blossoms and vegetation by cold easterly winds and late frosts.
Killing frosts often occur in June and return again early in September.
The galls are gathered before the frosts set in, and are exposed to steam to kill the insects."
frosts are frequent, but snow rarely falls.
The cultivation of osiers is attended with many disturbing causes - winter floods, spring frosts, ground vermin and insect pests of various kinds, sometimes working great havoc to the crop.
The olive has been known to survive severe cold when of short duration, but it cannot be cultivated with success where frosts are prolonged, or where the mean winter temperature falls below 42° F.; and to produce fruit it requires a heat of at least 75° F.
The protection afforded by winter snow enables the plant to resist severe and prolonged frosts, such as would be fatal in more exposed situations.
Scions from a tree which is weakly, or liable to injury by frosts, are strengthened by engrafting on robust stocks.
wide, and should be put on during spring before the blossom buds begin to expand; they should have attached to them scrim cloth (a sort of thin canvas), which admits light pretty freely, yet is sufficient to ward off ordinary frosts; this canvas is to be let down towards evening and drawn up again in the morning.
spectabilis, 2 to 3 ft., has paeony-like foliage, and gracefully drooping spikes of heart-shaped pink flowers, about May, but it should have a sheltered place, as it suffers from spring frosts and winds; D.
The common sort is C. nivalis, which blossoms on the first break of the winter frosts; C. Imperoti, G.
They should be protected from frosts by a covering of ashes over the crown during winter.
Prune fruit trees in mild weather or in moderate frosts, nailing only in fine weather.
Plant out, during the last week, dahlias, hardy pelargoniums, stocks and calceolarias, protecting the dahlias from slight frosts.
Keep up moderate temperatures in the stove, and merely repel frosts in the greenhouse, guarding against damp, by ventilation and by the cautious use of water.
The borders must be covered sufficiently deep with leaves or manure to prevent the soil from freezing, as it would be destruction to the vines to start the shoots if the roots were frozen; hence, when forcing is begun in January, the covering should be put on in November, before severe frosts begin.
From its hardihood the plum is one of the most valuable fruit trees, as it is not particular as to soil, and the crop is less likely to be destroyed by spring frosts.
Still, frosts of - 4° to - 22° Fahr.
The growth is less checked by early frosts; and whatever advantages to the vegetation may accrue by occasional excessive warmth in the atmosphere in the early months of the year are experienced more by the irrigated than by the ordinary meadow grasses by reason of the abundant development of roots which the water has encouraged.
At this period the nights are cold, and in the north January and February are cold even in the day-time, while frosts are experienced in the neighbourhood of Lake Chad.
on neighbouring ranges, summer temperatures seldom rise above 90°, and frosts may occur at any time.
On the south coast the winter is mild, with occasional frosts and heavy rain; the summer heat is very great.
Killing frosts do not occur before the middle of October, nor later than the last part of April.
Killing frosts may occur as early as the first of October and as late as the last of May.
Everywhere, and especially in the interior, the winter lasts very long, and early frosts (June 12-14 in 1892) often destroy the crops.
In Italy, as long as orange trees were propagated by grafts, they were tender; but after many of the trees were destroyed by the severe frosts of 1709 and 1763, plants were raised from seed, and these were found to be hardier and more productive than the former kinds.
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.
Frosts are infrequent, and snow does not lie long.
of space in the middle, between the mould arid the hoop, and are covered with mats and straw, but as soon as the radishes come up they are uncovered daily, and covered again every night as a protection against possible frosts.
Coca, one of the most important plants of the country, is cultivated on the eastern slopes of the Andes at an altitude of 5000 to 6000 ft., where the temperature is uniform and frosts are unknown.
The date palm fruits well; figs grow luxuriantly, though requiring much irrigation; almonds do well if protected from spring frosts; seaisland cotton grows in the finest grades, but is not of commercial importance.
The crop is very uncertain owing to droughts; spring frosts and locusts, and, ' in order to avoid a total failure and to allow time for collecting the produce, there are three sowings at intervals from October to March - the crops thus coming to perfection in succession.
But the Alaska summer is the uncertain season; at times the nights are cold into July, at times snow falls and there are frosts in mid-August; sometimes rain is heavy, or again there is a veritable drought.
The grasses are killed by the frosts in September.
The summers are short, there being only about 41 months between frosts even in the southern sections, and the mean summer temperature is about 62° F.
Killing frosts occur early in September and as late as the last of May, and in the higher valleys they may occur at any time.
In the protected valleys between the high plateaus alluvial soils are cultivated; but the plateau summits are relatively inaccessible, and, being subject to summer frosts, are not cultivated.
The frosts are severe, the Danube being often icebound for three months.
While flowers bloom throughout the year at Portland, frosts have occurred in every month of the year at Lakeview, in the Great Basin.
The years 1871, 1879, 1881 and 1892 were made memorable by particularly severe storms. There are 150 to 175 " growing days " for crops between the frosts of spring and autumn, and eight in ten days are bright with sunshine - half of them without a cloud.
These latter, accustomed to the mild winters of those latitudes, begin to grow early in spring, and are in consequence liable to injury from spring frosts.
The actual growing-season between frosts is, however, not so great.
It is a handsome greenhouse plant, which is hardy in the south of England and Ireland if protected from severe frosts.
Rarely there are killing frosts, especially in the southern and western parts of the state from the third week in April to the middle of October.
The site is very exposed and experiences a wide range of climatic vagaries from severe winter frosts to searing summer heat.
The fungus infects young canes through wounds which are initially caused by raspberry cane midge attack, late spring frosts or pruning.
Yet cold winters and late frosts often damage the flower buds and prevent blooming.
March 2005 The late February and early March weather has been cool with the occasional snow flurry and slight frosts.
Harm Badly affected plants can be so weakened they are unable to withstand winter frosts.
Large showy blooms ideal in patio containers will tolerate moderate spring frosts.
The forecast suggests a spell of milder weather, possibly followed by high pressure, which could bring overnight frosts.
The year is entering its coldest phase and December brings some sharp frosts.
frosts of autumn.
A total of 9 ground frosts occurred in the month.
The frosts have been so icy, so today was a change from that scene.
raspberry cane midge attack, late spring frosts or pruning.
The weather outlook for the next week is remaining more seasonal with temperatures settling around 8/9 degrees with no frosts forecast.
Even the very sedentary dipper will descend its mountain stream to escape the worst frosts.
tolerate moderate spring frosts.
windowsill at night if you are closing the curtains to avoid getting harmed by frosts.
The first' killing frosts generally occur about the middle of October in the Ohio Valley region, and about the first of October in the higher plateau and mountain region; the average dates for the last killing frosts in the same localities are the middle and last of April respectively.
Frosts of - 13Ã‚° to - 18Ã‚° F.
The midday temperatures recorded by Huber at Hail during January and the first half of February average about 65Ã‚° F., and water froze on several nights; at Medina the winters are cold and night frosts of frequent occurrence, and these conditions prevail over all the western part of the Nejd plateau.
The climate indeed is noted for its healthiness, the chief drawback being dust-storms. The average temperature for the four winter months - May-August - is 49Ã‚° F.; hard frosts at night are then common.
The climate of this part of the valley is, of course, continental - frosts of - 22Ã‚° F.
The olive has been known to survive severe cold when of short duration, but it cannot be cultivated with success where frosts are prolonged, or where the mean winter temperature falls below 42Ã‚° F.; and to produce fruit it requires a heat of at least 75Ã‚° F.
Still, frosts of - 4Ã‚° to - 22Ã‚° Fahr.
above freezing, the severity of frosts in winter is thus obviated, and the growth, especially of the roots of grasses, is encouraged; (2) nourishment or plant food is actually brought on to the soil, by which it is absorbed and retained, both for the immediate and for the future use of the vegetation, which also itself obtains some nutrient material directly; (3) solution and redistribution of the plant food already present in the soil occur mainly through the solvent action of the carbonic acid gas present in a dissolved state in the irrigation-water; (4) oxidation of any excess of organic matter in the soil, with consequent production of useful carbonic acid and nitrogen compounds, takes place through the dissolved oxygen in the water sent on and through the soil where the drainage is good; and (5) improvement of the grasses, and especially of the miscellaneous herbage, of the meadow is promoted through the encouragement of some at least of the better species and the extinction or reduction of mosses and of the innutritious weeds.
on neighbouring ranges, summer temperatures seldom rise above 90Ã‚°, and frosts may occur at any time.
The summers are short, there being only about 41 months between frosts even in the southern sections, and the mean summer temperature is about 62Ã‚° F.
But above all harvest as early as possible, if you would escape frosts and have a fair and salable crop; you may save much loss by this means.
But suddenly instead of those chances and that genius which hitherto had so consistently led him by an uninterrupted series of successes to the predestined goal, an innumerable sequence of inverse chances occur--from the cold in his head at Borodino to the sparks which set Moscow on fire, and the frosts--and instead of genius, stupidity and immeasurable baseness become evident.
The Porton ECN site is very exposed and experiences a wide range of climatic vagaries from severe winter frosts to searing summer heat.
Very tender plants should be taken off the windowsill at night if you are closing the curtains to avoid getting harmed by frosts.
In between the two extremes are Mattes, Satins, Velvets and Frosts.
Additionally, when choosing eye shadow, opt for matte shades and stay away from frosts or shimmery formulas which tend to place emphasis on the areas where they are applied.
It is hardier in the shade, its foliage browning badly if caught too suddenly by the sun after hard frosts.
Its leaves, in autumn, turn to a rich yellow, and remain bright for weeks until cut off by frosts.
As long as the weather keeps mild Dahlia roots are best in the soil, and need not be taken up till the end of November; but should sharp frosts be followed by heavy rain they should be promptly removed from the ground.
The plants named afford them shelter from spring frosts, which is important.
I keep a perforated zinc collar round the crown and protect from spring frosts.
It grows best in deep moist loam, and where some protection can be given from autumn frosts.
The stems vary in height, but the plants flowered in this country were from 12 to 18 inches high, flowering until the first keen frosts.
Isotoma - I. axillaris is a showy half-hardy plant, resembling some of the dwarfer Lobelias, its growth dense and compact, the flowers 1/2 inch across, star-shaped, and of a pale blue, continuing a long time, even till cut off by frosts.
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.
A good row planted close to a wall or fence, with some temporary protection against severe frosts, will give many spikes for cutting.
In some seasons several scores of blooms are borne by this tree, but during the winters of 1891 and 1982 many of the more exposed points were badly injured by frosts, and the bloom lessened in quality accordingly.
September and October are the best months for planting Moutans, but if planted from pots they may be put out in spring, when all danger of frosts is over.
When planting, because of their early flowering, positions sheltering them from north and east should be selected, in order that the young tender shoots and flowers may escape the ill effects of spring frosts.
It comes into flower and leaf so early that the buds, and often the young leaves, are injured by late frosts; otherwise there may be a lovely bloom.
These young leaves come so early as to risk injury from late frosts, and to escape this the plant is mostly grown against walls when away from the sea, and is very handsome in this way, bearing heads of small white flowers in May and June.
In September these are nearly covered with flowers, arranged in close trusses at the ends of the shoots, and of a fine cobalt-blue, changing to violet; they usually last till the frosts.
The small white blossoms, borne profusely in large terminal drooping panicles, last until the frosts.
It requires a warm situation in light soil, such as the foot of a south wall, and in such positions it often thrives better than in pots under glass; but the bulbs must be protected during severe frosts.
Though a native of the high Pyrenees, it often succumbs to the damp and frosts of our climate, and it therefore requires a dry well-drained part of the rock garden, and should have a little protection in winter during severe cold and wet.
It grows freely, but is apt to be injured by spring frosts; the leaves are soft, and of a peculiar shade of green.
It should not be in a too sheltered place, or it will commence growth too early and be liable, to injury by late frosts.
If uncovered too soon in spring, the young growths get nipped by late frosts.
It is perfectly hardy, but flowers so late that it is invariably damaged by frosts.
L. longiflorum and its varieties sometimes bloom well in borders, but care should be taken that they are not injured by spring frosts.
One of the first to bloom in spring, and the last flowers are only cut down by autumn frosts.
However, the flower buds can be damaged from late frosts.
With their nodding faces and velvety colors, the lightly scented annuals thrive in shivering cold, resist sudden frosts, and provide a welcome burst of color.
Many people choose them for summer color, but they work well as a mid to late spring flower, and will keep blooming until the heavy fall frosts finally kill them.
The soil warms up more quickly, and plants can be put in a little bit earlier in the spring, barring frosts.
Mulch may also protect plants from heavy frosts.
Planting a fall garden must take into consideration plants that thrive in cool weather and can withstand potential frosts.
In gardening zones 8 through 10, you may be able to harvest these vegetables throughout the winter with just a little bit of added protection against heavy frosts or deep freezes.
Hard frosts are when the temperatures fall to below 28 degrees Fahrenheit or below 0 degrees Celsius.
However, if you have gorgeously pale skin, silvery blonde highlights or frosts will give you an ethereal effect.
On the plains slight frosts occur occasionally, and ice is sometimes seen on the.
The weather was already growing wintry and morning frosts congealed an earth saturated by autumn rains.
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