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Definition of frost-free days

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Definition as written by Floridian:

The days between the last date there is a chance of frost in the spring and the first date for frost in the fall.

Definition as written by Terry:

Another way of saying it is the number of days between the average last frost date (in the spring) and the average first frost date (in the fall.)

This period of time is generally considered the growing season for your zone and its length determines the most suitable annuals and vegetables to grow in your garden; given their days to maturity


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