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Gardening & Landscaping in the Low Desert
Frost in the Valley of the Sun
Here is a table that includes the average dates of the first and last frosts and the length of the growing season in various parts of the valley. This can help give you an idea of when to plant and harvest as well as to plan your outdoor gardening.
® Copyright 1997 by Ed Phillips/KTAR Radio. Information provided courtesy of KTAR via Ed Phillips Arizona Almanac.
Frost in the Valley of the Sun visitors since April 10, 1998 Last Updated April 10, 1998
Author: Cathy Rymer, Administrative Secretary, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County
Reviewed by: Lucy K. Bradley, Extension Agent Urban Horticulture, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County
© 1997 The University of Arizona, College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension, in Maricopa County
Comments to Cathy Rymercrymer@ag.arizona.edu 4341 E. Broadway Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 470-8086 ext. 308