9 11, 2017

First Frost/Freeze of Season Due this Weekend in D.C. Area

2018-03-01T16:43:53+00:00

Right on time, the first frost/freeze of the season is due this weekend, here in the Magical Mid-Atlantic, specifically Friday night. With the turning of the seasons comes a list of things to do to put your garden to bed for the winter season so it can rest: Without delay, bring your tender houseplants and tropicals inside. Check for insects and spray accordingly, if you believe in spraying. [...]

First Frost/Freeze of Season Due this Weekend in D.C. Area 2018-03-01T16:43:53+00:00
8 04, 2016

HARD FREEZE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT

2018-03-07T17:32:28+00:00

  Dear Friends in the D.C. area, I know this is getting old! Here we go again: Freeze Warning for Saturday night, April 9th. This Saturday night’s freeze could be the coldest of the recent late freezes. If it gets into the 20s, we could have widespread damage. In my own garden, there was some damage from the 31F or 32F we got the other night. I had damage [...]

HARD FREEZE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT 2018-03-07T17:32:28+00:00
18 10, 2015

FREEZE WARNING Tonight for the D.C. Area

2018-03-08T16:18:35+00:00

Take photos of your favorite plant combinations, before the frost, so you can repeat them next year. Here, we have variegated spider plants, purple heart, and sprengeri asparagus fern, all tender to frosts and freezes. Right on time, the first freeze of the season is due in the D.C. area tonight. Not all areas will see a freeze (or even a frost), but it's time to prepare, just the [...]

FREEZE WARNING Tonight for the D.C. Area 2018-03-08T16:18:35+00:00
29 10, 2014

First Frost/Freeze of the Season Due this Weekend in the Magical Mid-Atlantic

2018-03-08T16:24:42+00:00

Right on time, the first frost/freeze of the season is due this weekend, here in the Magical Mid-Atlantic. Most of you have brought in the houseplants; if not, it’s time to wrap it up. Bring in those tender things: any tropical plants (such as your Summering houseplants), or any tender plants you might want to save that would be susceptible to the effects of a frost/freeze. I just finished [...]

First Frost/Freeze of the Season Due this Weekend in the Magical Mid-Atlantic 2018-03-08T16:24:42+00:00
15 04, 2014

Freeze Warning Tonight (4/15/14) and Maybe Wednesday Night, Too

2018-03-08T16:29:15+00:00

I was hoping I wouldn’t have to write this…there is a Freeze Warning posted for tonight, Tuesday, April 15, in the D.C. metro area. Be ready for Wednesday night, too, just in case. This is not uncommon at this time of year when we are teetering between warmth one day and cold the next. The recent warmth brought out new growth on most plants.   In my own garden, I [...]

Freeze Warning Tonight (4/15/14) and Maybe Wednesday Night, Too 2018-03-08T16:29:15+00:00