Thursday night/Friday morning was the first day we dipped below freezing overnight. We've had a few nights with touches of frost, but last night was the real deal.
There was an interesting three dimensional layer on the dog pool.
Once they had thawed out, the foliage was all black, and the plants are well and truly done.
I dug a few up this afternoon. This year I'm not making such a production out of it, and am taking the advice of the experts who say that you don't have to wash all the dirt off. So out the tubers come, shake and poke out what dirt I can, and shove them into paper chicken feed bags.
Pride was enjoying the frosty grass.
Ice cream for horses?
One of the neighbour's horses
And then the sun came up.