It may not show nature in bloom, but winter is still a spectacular time of year. Just think of the snowy landscape and frost on the trees. Pretty as it is, however, this season often affects plants that aren’t fully protected. Cold weather can cause the water in a plant’s cells to freeze, damaging cell walls and causing it to wilt.
Tender plants are more easily impacted; if hit by frost damage, they tend to appear limp, blackened and distorted, while their leaves take on a translucent look. However, strong plants and evergreens are also vulnerable to severe cold. In the event of frozen soil, their roots become unable to absorb water, causing the plant to die from dehydration.
Therefore, frost protection for plants is crucial. To achieve this, a strategy is needed. To help you protect your garden during the chilly months, we’ve created a straightforward guide.
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