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Cold and plants - not always a good mix

 

February 21, 2019

Mike Heath

Mike Heath's hand with a rosemary plant.

How did your plants fare this year with the COLD weather? Yes, I know it's February and a bit late to bring this topic up, but maybe not so much. What got me thinking about it is the recent "polar vortex" that hit the eastern two-thirds of the country a few weeks ago. They certainly weren't ready.

In 2014, we had our own polar vortex. We went from normal winter weather to "Antarctic" overnight. If you wanted to get rid of your houseplants, that was the night to set them outside. Outdoor plants didn't have a choice, though. They were already outside. And the trees...Ohhh the trees! If they w...



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