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    Frost protection for plants


    So, the winter’s here and I’m wondering how should I best protect my plants from the frost? Are there any products on the market I should try?

    Asked by Harry on 5th Jan 2021
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    Dream Landscapes

    "Not sure best advice I can give is contact local garden centres they advice best when I've needed"

    Answered on 14th Feb 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report

    "Bubble wrap taking care not to damage the plant, keep the leaves straight and tape up, leave air in the top of the wrap"

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    Shea - Sustainable Landscape Gardener

    "The best thing you can do is add a good layer of mulch to your beds and pots, which will protect roots from frost during winter, drought during summer and will help feed plants as it breaks down!

    For more delicate plants, try a cold frame or wool and insulate the outside of pots."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    Bespoke drives

    "You don't need expensive products depending on type of plant a muslin or cotton canopy played on that ground with a good layer of shredded cardboard or straw with a layer of chippings on top will give enough protection from perma frost destroying your roots and again wrap up loosely leaves and stalks 4- 6 inches above ground level to protect foliage a light net muslin wrapping let's enough air circulate if loose enuf to let plant breath so not to tight but grouped close with a loose wrapping. Release early spring ex posing ground when outdoor temp starts to warm."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    Jones & Co Rubber Roofing

    "The best thing you can do is add a good layer of mulch to your beds Or you could bubble wrap the plants over winter that will also act as a barrier to stop frost from getting to them"

    Answered on 26th Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report

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