I checked on the lettuce in one of the cold frames today. It is frozen. We've been close to zero degrees Fahrenheit each night since Christmas and not warming up much during the days. So, I wasn't surprised. I thought our snow was going to melt before Christmas, but the cold front kept any that is in the shade most of the day. Lends a Christmas feel to the garden. We're suppose to get a little above freezing this weekend.
Inside, the Christmas Cactus is starting to bloom.
Gardening catalogs are arriving in the mail. Unless we get a lot of moisture very soon, I'm not planning to put in new ornamental plants this year. Our city manager is talking about going to a 'water warning' which would tighten our watering codes more as the drought will not break. I'm sure I'll order vegetable seeds. There will still be cozy evenings with the catalogs.
The recent winter storm Euclid only gave us flurries. Hope you weren't impacted badly by Euclid.
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