light frost

light frost

[′līt ¦frȯst]
(hydrology)
A thin and more or less patchy deposit of hoarfrost on surface objects and vegetation.
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We might get the odd shower and a light frost, but I've no concerns over the forecast.
It goes well when there is a light frost at night (from 0 to -2 degrees), and the day is sunny.
However, after a light frost can be a good time to plant as the earth is nice and crumbly.
The Southfork features Canyon Brown and Light Frost Beige Natura Plus full-grain leather seats, and A- and B-pillar grab handles also trimmed in leather.
There was some light frost early in April, but that didn't hurt anyone, and the early varieties like Merlot and Chardonnay weren't damaged.
After a light frost, cut the stems to several inches above ground, then dig the rhizome mass carefully so as to not injure the rhizomes, and shake off as much soil as will easily fall away.
You should be doing this now since we have been getting some light frost in areas.
As the day progresses, it will be around 3degC but with a very cold easterly wind - and on Monday night there will be a light frost.
Certainly we expect a light frost over the weekend, with the coldest nights being Saturday and Sunday.
We had a light frost last night but we could dip to zero and minus 1C overnight.
Harvest carrots and parsnips - a light frost will make them taste sweeter.