Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sneaky, Sneaky

When we were growing up in this valley it was not uncommon for the first frost to occur during the fair. In fact that was fairly normal.

However, over the past couple of decades it has become much more usual for frost to occur the first or second week of October or even later.

And we have gotten plumb spoiled.

Thus I am utterly not ready for the frost advisory for least from some prognosticators. Weather Underground has been saying 40 all day, while other sources are warning of low 30s. Now WU is dropping their low forecast every little while.

I brought some plants in and picked all the ripe tomatoes, but there are so many more. So many plants. So many green tomatoes.

I hope it doesn't freeze.


Rev. Paul said...

Good luck with the frost, or lack thereof, tonight.

June said...

I hope you don't get frost. has us going down to 40 tonight and we're on top of the hill, so I'm feeling secure (perhaps falsely so). It's been so much nicer today than I expected that it's easy to feel a little cocky.

threecollie said...

REv. Paul, thanks, we were saved by fog, for a couple more days at least. The maters are ripening fast, so we will take whatever we can get.

June, never got much below forty here either, but it was threatened....

Cathy said...

Glad the frost missed you.
And those two pictures are wonderful.