Posts Tagged ‘ growing season ’

Gardens in bloom

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March 31, 2012

A 2011 Bulldog article noted the beginning of the 2011 growing season as starting on March 31st for most of the neighborhood, a few days earlier for people very close to the lake. This year the area is enjoying a significantly longer warmer season. For most of the area the growing season started March...
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Frost hits most areas

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November 18, 2011

A daytime frost has ended the growing season for most area plants, data from WeatherUnderground indicates. Depending on your location, the growing season length in 2011 was between 233 and 235 days. The average growing season in Chicago is expected to be between 170 and 175 days, according to the State Meteorologist. However, pockets...
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No freeze here yet

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November 12, 2011
No freeze here yet

Despite Friday's chilling temperatures, it was not a frost. The growing season continues.
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Neighborhood hit by frost

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November 6, 2010

A frost, a weather event that doesn't happen every growing season, probably ended the season for many plants and containers early this morning.
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Was it a frost? Temps dip to 32F this morning

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November 5, 2010

The Ravenswood area may have received a light frost this morning as temperatures hovered near 32 degrees for about an hour
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