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Cold Protection for Ornamental Plants

Each year, winter temperatures are low enough in one or more of the major foliage plant-growing regions in Florida to cause chilling or cold injury.

Do you know what cold injury looks like in your ornamental plants?

Normally, a gradual decrease in temperature over a relative long period of time prepares the plants to withstand cold temperatures. But when temperature drops too fast, then your plants might get “burned” because they are very sensitive to chilling temperature.

If you want to receive a free Cold Protection workshop with the National Weather Service speaker providing forecast for this 2017-2018 winter. Mr. Robert Molleda – a Meteorologist from National Weather Service will provide the winter outlook for the season and there will be tips on keeping your crops safe during a freeze.

What:    Cold Protection for AG: Forecast and Guidelines Workshop

When:    Monday, December 11, 2017, from 5:50 PM to 7:15 PM

Where:   UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County. 18710 SW 288 Street, Homestead, FL 33030

Cost:           Free