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Month: January 2014

Brrrrr... 3 Ways to Protect Your Plants This Winter!

January 31, 2014 by Alec McClennan

Winter Plant Care Tips: Tip 1: Use Salt in Moderation De-icing salts are useful for keeping walkways clear of slippery ice, but are toxic to most plants. Use caution when applying salt to prevent it from getting onto lawns and planting beds. If de-icing salts have gotten into beds or on lawns, flushing these areas well with water in the spring may help to prevent damage to plants by diluting the salt and preventing salt build up in the soil. We recommend Magic Salt because it contains natural materials that make it more plant friendly but it should still be used in moderation. Click Here to Purchase Magic Salt with Free Home Delivery (to our service areas in Cleveland, Akron Columbus). Tip 2: Water in the Winter? Evergreen plants can lose moisture during the winter through their leaves, especially during cold days when it is sunny or windy. However, this water can not be replaced when the soil is frozen. This can result in tissue desiccation, where the foliage turns brown and may

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