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Plants That Cope With High Wind and Low Temp


Mandy Cameron added on April 7, 2014 | Answered

We live in Mountain, Queensbury, 1220 ft above sea level, with the highest wind speeds in Europe (70/80mph normal and Feb - Mar 120 mph). Gusts cannot be measured on a weather station, due to the wind, and temp of -10C is normal in winter but can drop as low as -20. We cannot grow any hedges on the farm but the house is a little sheltered. I have a small garden and would like to know what are the best plants to grow. I want to form a border around 4 ft, hopefully to create a barrier.


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theficuswrangler
Answered on April 8, 2014

Here is an article about wind-resistant plants. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/spaces/wind-resistant-plants-for-your-windy-garden.htm

You might also use the resources at the local Extension Service to help you identify some good plants to use. This link will help you find the ES nearest you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search/

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