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    ryanmcarey Posts: 2, Reputation: 1
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    Oct 20, 2008, 11:46 AM
    How do I cover plants for winter
    What is the best and cheapest ways to protect plants for winter?
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    tickle Posts: 23,796, Reputation: 2674

    Oct 20, 2008, 03:42 PM

    If they are perennials they will take care of themselves, if they are annuals, then you can bring what you can the house to enjoy for a while longer.

    I don't worry about my perennials, but you can cover them with leaves. It is a good mulch and will benefit them in the spring.
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    Oct 21, 2008, 07:27 PM

    Tiuckle is correct. Folks that still use white styrofoam rose cones often do more damage than mother nature. I do have some young evergreen that get wind burned easily. I wrap them in burlap.

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