On Wednesday, January 30th it was 76 degrees when Breanna got on the bus at 7am, the next day (at the same time) it was almost 40 degrees colder. Luckily out temps didn't drop below freezing until Saturday night.
The last time we had a bout of freezing temps we also had a ton of rain, so I lost a good amount of my lettuce and all of my broccoli, so when I heard we were going to have a few days of freezing temps after severe storms passing through, I decided I couldn't take the risk of loosing any more crops. Since all the areas of our yard that are not grass are covered in rocks, we are gardening in containers this year. At first we were just going to try to shield the crops from the frost, but sine my onions are just starting to sprout I didn't want to risk loosing the entire crop, if we didn't protect them correctly or enough, we decided to move them inside!
|2 large containers of lettuce, 1 large container of red and white onions, 1 small container of green onions|
|herbs, celery, jalapeno, and bell peppers|
|Almost the end of week 2 after planting, 12 tomato starts|