Bulb Care

Freezing Temps


nortoni added on April 2, 2016 | Answered

Our overnight temps here in midcoast Maine will be plummeting to the teens for the next few nights. My daffs are budded, tulips up 5-6", forsythia ready to pop, garlics up 5-6" Help! Do I attempt to cover them and, if so, with what? Thank you!


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kh0001
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Answered on April 3, 2016

You can certainly cover your plants, and there are several options of material to use. You can find more information about how to protect your plants in a freeze here: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/frost-how-to-protect-your-plants.htm and here: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/protect-plants-in-freeze.htm

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