In Alsace, "candles" protect orchards from frost as temperatures plummet
AFP, 06 Apr 2021
Between the peach trees, orange flames flicker and dance throughout the night. In their orchard in Westhoffen (Bas-Rhin), Daniel and Nathalie Dettling have lit hundreds of braziers filled with paraffin to counter the potentially catastrophic effects of the frost during this week's cold snap.
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