It's been 11 years since I've been able to put my plants in the ground before Mothers Day up here.
Weather Alerts-Unionville, IN
Special Weather Statement until THU 11:00 PM EDT
Action RecommendedAvoid the subject event as per the instructions
Issued ByIndianapolis - IN, US, National Weather Service
Affected AreaMonroe County
Description...Hard Freeze Expected Tonight... Although the growing season has not officially begun across the vast majority of central Indiana, it is important to note that sub freezing temperatures are expected across the entire area again tonight, with a hard freeze and widespread frost expected. Anyone with applicable horticultural or agricultural interests will need to take steps to protect any sensitive vegetation through at least Friday morning. A Freeze Warning is in effect again tonight for far southern central Indiana where the growing season has begun.
Sure looks that way. Sky clear up here tonight. Expecting heavy frost up here as well.Early plants are always a risk. Sounds like tonight may give us a test of that?
We'll find out. The plants I have out are cold tolerant, but you never know. What I did know was that they all could be sacrificial.Sure looks that way. Sky clear up here tonight. Expecting heavy frost up here as well.
If you have plants out make sure to cover them. Buckets, brown grocery bags, etc. Whatever you can find to cover them, that's for sure
I have a half dozen Brussels sprouts that overwintered outside. They show signs but don't have fully developed sprouts. What they do have is a lot of limbs and folage.Got some broccoli and brussel sprouts growing inside and they are over an inch tall.
Hmm, I did not know about the sunflower thing, I always had them along the edge of our old gardenThere are some plants that do better when planted together. Here are some basic tips for the perfect companion garden that keeps pests out and pollinators happy.parkseed.com