growing season

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Noun1.growing season - the season during which a crop grows bestgrowing season - the season during which a crop grows best
season - a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field; "he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"; "she always looked forward to the avocado season"
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growing season

nZeit fdes Wachstums, Vegetationszeit f (spec)
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Irais writes about once a week, and inquires after the garden and the babies, and announces her intention of coming back as soon as the numerous relations staying with her have left,--"which they won't do," she wrote the other day, "until the first frosts nip them off, when they will disappear like belated dahlias--double ones of course, for single dahlias are too charming to be compared to relations.
"the council will have paid for that repair and it'll be out of that hole when the first frost comes along."
For small shrubs such as Gardenia, a supply of old comforters or heavy blankets maybe purchased from a local thrift store will allow you to protect your plants from that first frost without spending much money.
But all that is about to change this weekend - with the first frost of the winter predicted.
When the first frost threatens, I protect my plots with what's known as a "low tunnel": 3-mil plastic sheeting suspended over the crop by lengths of flexible PVC pipe whose ends have been jammed into the ground.
Ralph, via email ATHERE are plenty of summer bedding plants that will give fantastic colour right up until the first frost.
Keep that garden hose handy until the first frost. Hydration will support the root systems of your trees, shrubs and perennials as winter comes our way.
Lift after first frost and store tubers until next spring.
st mhese ht With the first frost come the sweetest of parsnips.
The North East has seen its first frost of the autumn, so take action in the garden now before the weather worsens
Variables include duration of growing season (last to first frost) and weather (storms or calm) in midautumn, after the formation of the abscission layer--the layer of cells that forms between twig and leaf to enable leaf-drop.
"The first frost isn't until Monday night so it's not like we're into a prolonged spell of overnight frost."