Friday, September 16, 2011

Some Cool Fresh Produce Tips: Frost Tolerance and Cold Storage

If you're growing in the north, it's getting to be the time of year to think about frost.

Here in Maine, weather forecasters are issuing frost warnings for this weekend in some parts of the state.

Here's a frost tolerance guide from the National Gardening Bureau -- Frost Tolerance of Vegetables.

While we're on the subject of chilly temperatures, here are some guidelines to storing fresh produce if you're still harvesting or just getting started. This handy chart is provided by One Drop Farm in Cornville, Maine.

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