Appalachia Appalachian Dialect Weather

Brrr…It’s Blackberry Winter!

Blackberries blooming behind the chicken coop Blackberry winter arrived in Brasstown this week. This morning we woke up to a chilly 31 degrees and a light frost and there’s freeze warnings in effect for the next several mornings. Last weekend I planted a few squash and cucumber plants that I started in the greenhouse. We covered the plants with buckets last night and they made it okay. I’m keeping my fingers crossed they survive the next few days of cold.…

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Forecasting Winter by Animals

Forecasting Winter by Animals It will be a bad winter if: squirrels begin gathering nuts early (middle or late September).…