frost-bound


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(of the ground) made hard by frost

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The latest dwarf root-stock--gisella 6--results in fewer frost-bound and more vigorous trees, while a recently trialled protein con reduce fruit splitting (caused by too much rain) by at least 70%.
Stick Eamonn out in the frost-bound wastes of Antarctica with dietician Gillian McKeith and see who manages to stagger back to base camp alive.
There were mitigating circumstances in that Doncaster were in the old Second Division (today's Championship) and the Hawthorns pitch was frost-bound.
The local youngsters were due to meet Newcastle last week but the game was postponed due to a frost-bound pitch.
No chance of working on the frost-bound pitches, so it's all inside - hardly ideal preparation for blending four new faces into a side playing the champions.
The fixture was called off on January 14 due to a frost-bound surface at Sharpenhoe Road.
FROST-BOUND pitches caused the postponement of six games, and Redcar Athletic took advantage to move into pole position.
If parts of the track were still frost-bound on Wednesday afternoon, as we were told was the case, then on what was a day of bright sunshine the track could not possibly have been raceable early in the morning.
City's three game unbeaten run was brought to an end on a frost-bound Moss Rose pitch on December 28, when Macclesfield defeated them 3-1, then the arctic conditions meant that last weekend's scheduled game against Luton Town was postponed.
The Hearts boss is frustrated their game at Motherwell last week was off due to the weather - and they had to abandon their frost-bound Riccarton training ground last week to prepare for the Fir Park clash at Tynecastle.
Whitley Bay's fixture at Billingham Synthonia was called off because Central Avenue was frost-bound.
Even with eight first-teamers out injured, Southampton were fluent and sharp on a frost-bound St Mary's pitch but as in the Redknapp days, they had nothing to show for it.
Middlesbrough Under-16s' Lambton Trophy match against Chester-le-Street was postponed last week due to a frost-bound pitch and it has now been fixed for Saturday, December 3.
Liverpool St Helens' North One game at Sheffield was postponed because of a frost-bound pitch.
As the severe weather has not relented sufficiently for the frost-bound grounds to have recovered it is not surprising that as last week, the Rugby Football programme throughout the Midlands and the southern parts of the country has had to be almost completely cancelled.