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I'm really loving this freezing weather. My hands and feet aren't very happy, though, despite my recent investment in 'serious' socks. What's making me so happy is the thought of all those garden pests perishing during the frosty nights.I'm hoping next year my plot will be free o...
higher odds on getting a hard frost which, I think, is even more beautiful. Snow blankets and muffles the features in the garden turning all a soft virgin white - even rubbish heaps and messy areas are suddenly transformed into something clean
They certainly don't make pots like they used to. I have pots which have been handed down through the family, terracotta, they don't seem to mind the cold. Maybe they are just made too thin now to cope with frost. I must admit to putting bubble
chemicals in their cells which act as anti-freeze, whereas succulents from arid regions do not have such antifreeze so frost can kill them. Sempervivums and sedums will survive the winter here but things like aoniums and graptopetalums need some protection
few of which have holes in them. Looking around this site it seems that this must largely be down to frost damage. Is there anything I can/should do to rescue the tree? WHen I moved here the magnolia was quite advanced, and I noticed that it didn
Learn how to check for signs of frost damage in plants, with Sarah Raven's video advice. Sarah inspects banana plants covered in horticultural fleece for winter, and plants out a banana overwintered in a greenhouse.springMore advice on growing
love to see a spider's web hung with frosted droplets - like a delicate diamond necklet.
I have some Hemizygia in an outdoor pot which has turned black with the recent frosts. Is the plant dead or is it just the foliage? Thanks! Tender perennial-I fear you have lost it
dependant on where in the country you are (Yorkshire here), do you think you've had your last frost? i'm still guessing but I'm keen to catch up on lost time and seed my lawn.... Do i or dont i??? I don't think we've had the last frost but I
as the forecast is snow and frost for Sunday onwards and into next week. Most of the plants are fully hardy, but a few of them are borderline/frost hardy (Cistus, Verbena, Hebe). I live in Surrey. Do I get everything in this weekend while the weather will be OK