December is a dry month with the hurricane season coming to an end. Be sure to water your plants regularly. Believe it or not, your garden is less vulnerable to frost damage when the ground is wet rather than dry. So be sure to water your plants well the night before a hard freeze is expected. Putting bed sheets or frost cloths over your plants works as well as keeping your sprinkler system running all night during the freeze. This will cause ice to form on your plants which acts as insulation and prevents the plant's temperature from dropping and being severely damaged from the cold.