Winter Garden Care – Protecting Your Plants From Salt Damage

Rock salt or Sodium Chloride (Na Cl) is commonly used to deice roads and walkways. As a deicer it is fast, easy to use, effective and affordable. On the down side though, its corrosive nature is damaging to vehicles, roads and pathways. This same salt can also be very damaging to plant material. There are 3 ways in which salt can damage your plant material: … Continue reading Winter Garden Care – Protecting Your Plants From Salt Damage

Sun Scald – Preventing Southwest Injury On Deciduous Trees

Winter in the garden can be a very beautiful sight indeed, but it certainly can have many downsides, at least from a plants perspective. One of these down-sides is sun scald injury to deciduous tree trunks (commonly known as Southwest injury). What is Southwest Injury? Which trees are most susceptible? What can be done to prevent Southwest injury? What is Southwest Injury?        Southwest injury also … Continue reading Sun Scald – Preventing Southwest Injury On Deciduous Trees