Halloween marked the beginning of an extended cold spell. It’s been down below 10 degrees every morning…and not even breaking the freezing point during the day. Pretty early for such cold! I somehow remembered to plug in the heat tape, so the plumbing in the greenhouse did not freeze, but the tomatoes are history.
The pond froze so quickly that two mornings in a row I had to add water to the pond…this is its own story and will be the subject of a newsletter article on winter pond maintenance. The waterfall is pretty with new ice formations: