Friday, October 5, 2012

Frost/Hard Freeze In The Forecast

Today in the garden...

...unhooked the hoses from the house faucets and put them in the garage.  Shouldn't freeze long enough to be a problem for the rain barrels which are still very full.
...snapped some photos of blooms which may be gone soon.  We have a frost advisory posted for tonight and a hard freeze warning posted for Saturday night.

...used all the bath water on the hens and chicks  Poured it wearing a coat, earmuffs and gloves.  A front came through around noon today with a freaky sleet/snow/rain shower.  I was at our local Oktoberfest celebration at the time.  Brrrrr.  Was there for work for 4 hours.  Gave the garden a little time when I got home before retreating to the house and turning on the furnace for the first time this season to thaw out my toes!


  1. Very pretty blooms. I know the heat felt good once you got home tonight. We had a high today of 81. We had the windows open earlier in the day but finally had to give in and turn the a/c on.
    Have a good weekend.

  2. Pretty flowers. Enjoy them while they last. I could use some of that cool weather:) I can't believe your first freeze is already coming your way. Wish I were there.

  3. My furnace is on and running now too. I believe our forecast is cold enough now that it's on for the season now. You still have some lovely blooms, but probably not for much longer now.
    Cher Sunray Gardens

  4. It's hard to imagine those lovely blooms will probably be frosted and gone for the season by this morning. It is still hot and humid down here. We are so ready for cooler weather.

    Have a lovely weekend ~ FlowerLady

  5. It's bad enough that the shops already have Christmas stuff in them, but now you've gone and montioned the F word!

  6. Oh dear i am so not ready for that weather. LOL! We may get a freeze tonight.Good thing you brought in so many flowers. Have a good week.


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