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A powdery coating that gives a plant a frosted appearance.
A term used to describe plants that are unable to stand frost or freezing temperatures.
A covering (traditionally bell-shaped) for the protection of plants from cold temperatures, frost, birds and pests.
An annual plant, the seeds of which can tolerate sub-zero winter temperatures and whose seedlings can survive spring frosts.
A traditional structure for the storage of vegetables. A clamp consists of a pile of the vegetables, layered with straw and soil to protect it from frost and rain. Ventilation holes are plugged with loose straw to prevent the build-up of carbon
A plant that will tolerate cooler temperatures. Half-hardy plants may be grown outdoors in summer, but won't survive frosts. Half-hardy shrubs and herbaceous plants may survive an average winter in sheltered or warm environments.
.I'm happy we haven't experienced any harsh late frosts. These could prove the kiss of death for delicate wisteria flowers, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed that May treats me kindly with mild weather. Frost is a damaging force, prematurely ruining flower
Made from recycled glass jars, frosted with spray, these pretty garden lanterns are a cheap and easy way to give your garden a magical feel. Keep the design as simple as possible as this makes it easier to cut out the design and to remove
Grow dahlias from seedColourful dahlias make a welcome addition to the late-summer garden and will continue to flower until the first frost. While many dahlias are grown from tubers planted in May, you can also raise them from seed.Knock heavy snow
Plant tulip bulbs in groups to make drifts of spring colourAfter first frosts, lift and store dahlia tubers or leave in the ground but mulch heavilyPlant evergreen shrubs and conifers, including new hedgesLift tender cannas to avoid frost damage