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Water precipitation in the form of clumps of small ice crystals.

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Protecting a pineapple plant from snow?

In Jerusalem we have warm enough weather to grow pineapples, with plenty of sunshine and sunny days. But every few years it will snow, and everything will get covered in a dusting of snow for about a ...
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Do I need to cover freshly planted strawberries to protect against frost when it is snowing?

I planted strawberries in a small raised bed this weekend, it is now snowing. Do I need to cover my strawberries to protect them from frost or will the snow provide that protection?
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What should I consider when planting fruit trees in a windy field?

I'm working with my campus garden and we're thinking of putting fruit trees next to our garden as an excellent addition to our repertoire of fruits and vegetables. However, as the garden is in Buffalo ...
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A mower that's also capable of pushing snow

This is a follow up to my question purely about lawn mowers. We are short of space so having a lawn mower in addition to a snowblower is going to be a chore. Is there a two-in-one device that has ...
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Is there any way to prevent vole lawn-destruction during snow-cover?

The open area behind our back fence is home to hundreds of voles. The hills look like this: During the summer, I can successfully restrict their intrusion into my yard by putting poison into the ...