Protect plants from winter freezes

When a freeze is coming, cover tender plants with cloth that’s supported to prevent breaking the plant and secure the cloth at ground level to keep out the cold.
--LSU AgCenter/Dan Gill photo

HAMMOND — Winter is here, and this time of year brings questions about protecting landscape plants during the cold months of December, January and February.

Don’t neglect winter landscape, garden projects

Applying mulch around the base of a plant can help preserve soil moisture and potect roots from cold weather during winter.
--Rick Bogren Photo

HAMMOND — Most of us relax during late fall and winter. Our minds turn more toward the holiday seasons and less toward our landscaping and gardening efforts.


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