Some of the plants we grow can be damaged by frost, or require some winter shelter when young. It's better to be safe than sorry, so rememer to check the weather forecasts for frost alerts and take steps to protect your favourite flowers and crops.
There are many quick ways to protect your plants from frost, and you can enhance the protection you provide your plants with by insulating greenhouses and cold frames. You can even make your own mini-cloches for seedlings, or provide other tender plants with a fleece or hessian wrapping.
Take a look at our feature to discover some of the quick ways to protect your plants over winter.