Protect Plants From Wind, Rains and Frost in the Garden

Protect plants from wind, rains and frost in the garden in early spring using walls and fences, living curtains, diverting run-off, raised beds, terracing, mulch, cover cropping and bed protectors.



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Figure 1: Solid barrier turbulence.
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Garden beds protecting plants
Raised beds incorporate elements of both landscaping and gardening and are favored by MOTHER'S staff.
PHOTO: FOTOLIA/ALISONHANCOCK
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Figure 2: A Shelterbelt.
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Figure 5: A PVC tunnel cloche.
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Figure 6: A Spunbond bed cover.
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Figure 3: A Garden moat.
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Figure 4: A drainage trench and sump.
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