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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Light frost is only four weeks away along the Canadian border, seven weeks away in the lower Midwest, and 12 weeks away in the South.
Mr Miles said: "Everywhere is going to be having a mild weekend, although you might get some light frost in the South East where the skies are clear."
We might get the odd shower and a light frost, but I've no concerns over the forecast."
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."
If grown in fall, cauliflower withstands light frost. When night temperatures drop below 30[degrees]F, I cover each plant with a basket.
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."