She Ran Calling “Wildfire”

Frost-withered bell pepper plant
Frost-withered bell pepper plant

Despite taking precautions against frost damage, it appears that Sunday night’s temperatures in an isolated area of the state, here in southeast Oklahoma, dove into hard freeze, killing the tomatoes and bell peppers I planted last week. Such are the fates. I bought new, more mature plants today and put them into the garden right away. They look good.

Since the peaches had already bloomed and started producing fruit, they may have survived.

The title of this post comes from the lyrics to a song we all probably know, Michael Martin Murphey’s Wildfire

“Oh, they say she died one winter, when there came a killing frost…”

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