First Frost

It did indeed frost last night. Heavily. The difference in the color and visible aliveness of the tender plants is obvious even as the frost had melted off in the early morning sun on the field. This image is from the shady area behind the barn where the frost was still hanging on. Dead are...
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End of a Season

The forecast tonight calls for 31F and a freeze warning is in effect. I spent a few hours this evening collecting all of the peppers, eggplants, and tomatoes that might possibly get ripe off the vine. A few watermelons were left, and I brought them in, too. Some of them sound like nobody’s home (knocking...
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