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An Early Look at Plankets for Frost Protection

By dave
September 28, 2013

Plankets are snazzy frost blankets that work well to protect potted plants as well as shrubs in the landscaping. The company sent us some to try out, so we made a video for everyone to see.

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Sep 28, 2013 10:52 AM CST
I purchased this a few years ago to protect my "hardy" fuchsias which I grow in large clay containers. My problem was that they drowned from all the winter rains and from freezing. I clump all of my containers together on a cement patio and then cover them after the first frost. I haven't lost any plants for two years. This year I may add my hardy amaryllis containers so that they won't drown.
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Good info!
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