Enquirer Herald

April 18, 2013 8:54 AM

Strawberries ripen as spring temps see-saw

As temperatures have see-sawed from below freezing to the mid-80s in recent weeks, local growers have scrambled to protect delicate strawberries as they begin to ripen. “Two weeks ago, we were frost protecting them because of the cold,” said Sam Hall, son of Bush-N-Vine owner Bob Hall. “We covered them and ran water over the top of them because it was getting in the low to mid 20s.”

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