Nancy's Almanac, Oct. 22, 2013: Time to throw in the towel on plants?

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Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 1:33 am, Tue May 20, 2014.

The coldest air of the season is descending across the Midlands this week, and nightly temperatures in the Omaha metro are expected to drop into the low 30s, maybe even the upper 20s.

Decision time, if it hasn't already arrived, is upon gardeners: Commit to the daily ritual of covering and uncovering plants to protect them from frost damage; or let nature bring a chilly end to floral displays?

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