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Frost/Winter Insulation for Gardens

By Bonnie929
November 20, 2014

Here's how I prepare my plants for frost and winter: I used to put stray/hay down around my bushes and plants to protect them and I used to wrap my bushes in burlap. I no longer do that, but storms in southern NH do hit hard, and we drop way below zero. My method may not work for everyone, however. It depends on your zone.

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Name: Donna King
Selmer, TN (Southern West TN) (Zone 7b)
Hummingbirder Garden Ideas: Master Level
Nov 22, 2014 3:46 PM CST
Leaves do make good mulch. Pine needles work well for me also.
The Hooterville Hillbilly @ Hummingbird Hill

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