Do you enjoy winter?
I do. Surprisingly, the desert Southwest has definite seasons and winters can get cold with temps dipping into the 20’s.
Photo: Frost-damaged natal plum
Unfortunately, the cold temperatures can wreak havoc on our frost tender plants such as bougainvillea, lantana and yellow bells – to name a few.
Let’s face it, no one likes the sight of brown, crispy, frost-damaged plants in the landscape. Often, our first impulse is to prune off the ugly growth – but, did you know that you can actually do more damage by pruning it off too early?
Learn what plants are most commonly affected by frost damage, when to prune and how in my latest article for Houzz.com
I hope your week is off to a great start!