Blizzard 2010/evergreens snowed under - Knowledgebase Question

Hyattsville, Ma
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Question by csabisk
February 21, 2010
All my evergreens are flat to the ground. What do I do after the snow melts. Temp. still in the twenties.Thank you,
Sue


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Answer from NGA
February 21, 2010
If you can brush the snow off with a broom, the plants should begin to bounce back. It's the weight of the wet snow that's making them lay flat. There's not much you can do to make them stand up straight again. They'll do that on their own once the weight is removed. Most evergreens are quite resilient and should bounce back. Best wishes with your plants.

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