How to Protect a Queen Palm From a Freeze?

Answer Though palm trees evoke images of sunny beaches and tropical climates, many palm trees can withstand temperatures below freezing. For especially cold winters, palm trees need protection--the queen ... Read More »

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What Is the Difference Between a Majesty Palm & a Queen Palm?

The Majesty Palm (Ravenea rivularis) and the Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) are two of the most popular palm trees used in landscaping in the southern U.S. While they look very similar, especi... Read More »

How to Protect Outdoor Plants From an Overnight Freeze?

Frost may not be a four-letter word, but it certainly can seem like it to gardeners. For tender garden plants, the fall frost often signals the end of the growing season. Taking quick measures to ... Read More »

How do I protect plants from a late spring freeze?

CoverPlace a cover over your plant that is long enough to reach the soil. Soil is where the majority of a plant's heat resides. Good options for covers are cardboard boxes or large garbage cans. Pl... Read More »

How do I protect fruit trees from a late freeze?

Cover Fruit TreesWrap a blanket or tarp--paper, not plastic--around fruit trees during nights when temperatures will drop below freezing (32 degrees Fahrenheit), the New Mexico State University adv... Read More »