In The News — protection from frost
Planting tomato and squash in February? The "whys" and "how to's" of planting and protecting from frost.
Posted by Jay Beard on
Howdy fellow Central Texas gardeners! If you're like us, and already have your tomatoes in the ground (and many of you do!), be sure to make your weather app or weather channel, your gardening ally! Many plants cannot handle a frost, but are also favored for early planting for maximum production. What's all the fuss? You may be asking yourself, "why go to so much trouble to have to protect these plants, why not just wait until it's warmer?" Here's the skinny: Although tomatoes, technically a short-lived tropical perennial, love the heat, some do have their limitations. Once temperatures...