Brrrrr ... | January 11, 2013 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

Real Estate - January 11, 2013

Brrrrr ...

Cold nights bring danger to fruit, plants ... even in Palo Alto

by photos and text Be'eri Moalem

Palo Alto gardeners should feel lucky that we can grow winter crops. In a typical winter there are usually only a handful of really cold days below 40 degrees Fahrenheit (friends anywhere else in the country other than Florida would scoff at that). In the past weeks we have seen below-average temperatures and the forecast is for more sunny but crispy-cold mornings on the way. These nights are more dangerous for your garden than a winter storm.

This story contains 662 words.

If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.

If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.

Freelance writer Be'eri Moalem can be emailed at


There are no comments yet for this post