Are you prepared to protect sensitive plants during occasional Florida freezes in fall and winter? If you want to save your plants, keep a close watch on weather reports. Predictions of frost mean to get your supplies ready and take needed action before nightfall. Vulnerable potted plants can be temporarily moved indoors to a shed or garage, though small potted plants should be brought inside your home.
For protective cloth or “frost blankets,” you can visit Cypress Creek Landscape Supply in Tampa. We have everything needed to keep your landscape healthy, beautiful, and protected. More tips for protecting your plants during a freeze are below.
It’s not often that the National Weather Service will predict that central Florida can expect temperatures of 32º F or below, but it has become more common over the past decade or so. There are various ways to take care of sensitive plants, including the following:
If you have any plants that you’ve recently planted, it’s a good idea to protect them from frost. They may be hearty varieties, but it takes a while for plants to become well-established when newly planted.
A few examples of plants to cover during a frost include citrus, fuchsia, bougainvillea, succulents, salvia, hibiscus, jasmine, tree ferns, and penstemon.
Stop by Cypress Creek Landscape Supply, located at 12734 N. Florida Avenue, for protective supplies for your plants. We strive to keep an inventory of every essential in Florida landscaping so that we can be your one-stop Garden Center. Our bulk supplies include a nice selection of mulch. We offer red mulch, shredded cypress mulch, cypress chip mulch, and various sizes of pine bark. For a huge variety of Florida-friendly plants and all the supplies for landscaping, stop by or call Cypress Creek Landscape Supply today at (813) 933-7944.