This morning we had our first frost of the season. With the death of the pumpkin vines I can see our pumpkins better. This has to be our best harvest ever of large pumpkins. I can easily count 17. Expect lots of jack-o-lanterns this year. Unfortunately the comfrey that has invaded out garden has not died yet.
I thought I had been recording our first frosts on our paper calendars for quite a few years. I dug out the old calendars today, and it turns out it was not as long as I thought. But nonetheless, this is the earliest frost we have had in the last 6 years. Here are the recent dates (as best as I can determine): 10/29/13, after 10/17/14 but before 11/14/14, 11/10/15, 10/11/16, 12/12/17, 10/14/18, and 10/9/19.
And it feels more wintery already.