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Posts tagged temperature

May 18, 2017

 

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Benefits Of Mulch

Mulch helps plants remain healthier and hardier by insulating and reducing weeds.

May 4, 2017

 

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Hardiness Zones

Although we sometimes ignore hardiness maps, they really do provide information that is crucial to the success of our plants.

April 6, 2017

 

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Dormancy

Early spring warmth causes some plants to break dormancy too soon with the result that they are damaged if it turns cold again.

April 1, 2010

 

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Freezing Plants

At this time of year, gardeners must still beware of late freezes. A severe freeze causes water to freeze inside the plant's cells, irrevocably injuring them.

March 25, 2010

 

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Temperature And Its Effects On Emerging Spring Plants

Freezing temperatures at the end of winter may injure plants that have started growing for Spring.

January 31, 2008

 

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The Tulip Tree (Or Yellow Poplar, Depending On the Season)

Trees are our oldest living organism; they have been on our earth for about 370 million years. One of the most beautiful varieties is the Tulip Tree.

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