Tips for Protecting Plants From Frost

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While most of us are ready for Spring to arrive, Mother Nature may have something else in mind. Weather forecast predict high probability of frost with temperatures dipping toward 28°F. Here are some ways to avoid frost damage on plants:

  • Water plants prior to freezing temperatures.
  • Trap heat by draping the plant with a frost cloth or sheet.
  • Cover all the way to the ground, straight down from the widest point.
  • Mulch roots to minimize temperature fluctuation.

For more tips on frost protection can be found at the “Managing FROST in the Garden” page.