Friday April 10, 2020

Frost is the gardener’s greatest enemy

However, some plants need intensely low temperatures to be kickstarted into growth, writes Ros Drinkwater.

13th October, 2007

However, some plants need intensely low temperatures to be kickstarted into growth, writes Ros Drinkwater.

The name’s Frost, Jack Frost, and woe betide the gardener who isn’t prepared for his unexpected arrival.

In my neck of the woods we have just had a week of wall to wall sunshine, but at night, under clear starry skies, the temperatures plummeted and one morning I awoke to the sight of crystallised gossamer shimmering...

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