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Are my peppers and tomatoes doomed?

What's wrong with my peppers and tomatoes? [more inside]
posted by no bueno on May 5, 2011 - 8 answers

Will a paper bag protect my potted plants (herbs and flowers) from frost?

Will a paper bag protect my potted plants (herbs and flowers) from frost? [more inside]
posted by geeky on May 18, 2009 - 7 answers

Frost Shock would be bad

Dumb gardener filter: What can I do to help protect my big hibiscus plant from the frost tonight? This is the first frost all winter. I've been told to just throw a twin sized bed sheet over the whole plant. Is it that simple? [more inside]
posted by cavalier on Feb 13, 2006 - 8 answers

Help me save my tree!

Springfield Lemon Tree Filter: I have a Meyer lemon tree which was subjected to very cold temperatures last month. I was able to get it inside, but it spent almost a week outside, with temperatures in the low twenties (F). All of the leaves have dried up, and most have now fallen off. No new leaves have grown. I've had this tree for about six years, and it was a few years old when I purchased it. I'd very much like to save it.

It is in an extremely oversized pot, which I thought would help shield it from the cold, but apparently it wasn't enough. At the very least, I'd like to be able to save the roots, even if I have to graft another tree to the trunk. Any ideas?
posted by bh on Jan 17, 2005 - 5 answers

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