Snapdragon in Galveston, Texas

How to Cover Your Plants

Quick easy tips and how to care for your tropical plants during cold winter days.

An oldie, but a goodie, here’s our quick video on how to cover your plants during a cold freeze in Galveston, Texas.

  • One of the easiest and most effective ways to protect sensitive plants is by mulching.
  • Wrap tender tree trunks with burlap or white wash them to prevent winter sunscald.
  • Protect outdoor plants in winter with screens or frames erected on the southwest side and make sure to water before a freeze.
  • Wet soils prevent freeze injury to roots because moist soil holds more heat than dry soil.
  • Bring potted plants indoors.

(Source: Gardening Know How: Information On How To Protect Outdoor Plants In Winter

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