Country Lore: Plant Protection

Don't let your young plants perish! Follow this reader tip to keep them healthy.
April/May 2004
http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/plant-protection-zm0z04zsie.aspx




If you buy young trees and plants growing in black plastic pots, keep them in shade until you plant them. If left in direct sun, the black pots heat up and damage the roots.

Gary Myronick
Port Townsend, Washington