first frost

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by JKOOPERS, Oct 24, 2005.


    JKOOPERS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,259

    has anyone got their first frost yet? we are supposed to get ours Tuesday night.
  2. dfor

    dfor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 828

    No frost here yet. It is late this year. We have had a warm/mild October. Last year we had a hard frost on 10-9. Up in Vermont they have had snow (grassmanvt has a pic).
  3. MOturkey

    MOturkey LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,781

    We had a pretty good one a couple of weeks ago, but in the meantime it warmed up to some record temps. Bottom started dropping out Sunday, and a hard freeze is forecast for tonight as well as for tomorrow. Mowing is almost over, due to the dry weather more than the frost. We got some rain over the weekend, but with the frost, I suspect I will only have possibly one more cut on most properties, and none at all on a couple. I didn't mow at all last week.
  4. grassyfras

    grassyfras LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,475

    Seriously? ALl over or just in the valleys?
  5. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,150

    No frost here in Norteastern, Ohio. I do expect some in the next 7-10 days or so.
  6. cward76

    cward76 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 63

    We had our first good frost 10/24 . However my grass has been dead for days and I do not see use getting any rain for at least another 10 days, maybe longer.
  7. grassmanvt

    grassmanvt LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 906

    Yeah, and I should try to get some pictures of our new snow last night. It varied form town to town but localy we got anywhere from a dusting to 6 or 8 inches. A ski area about an hour and a half north got 20 inches. It felt weird out plowing while listening to a baseball game. I think thats a first for me.
  8. jt5019

    jt5019 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,432

    Freeze warnings for most of connecticut tonight. Looks like mowing may finally be coming to an end.
  9. bjlawn1

    bjlawn1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    We got a good frost here last night and looks like the same tonight
  10. ECS

    ECS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,733

    Been having frost here every morning for over a month now.

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