"Generally speaking, we have to think about plants that are tender to colder temperatures," said Webber.
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Japanese Maples are a prime example of a sensitive plant that people should cover before a frost or freeze.
Webber warns, the material people cover their plants with is important. "You want to use something like burlap or bed sheets that has the ability to breathe," said Webber. Never use plastic as it can actually freeze the plants.
Also, remember to remove the cover in the morning to avoid from cooking the plants as temperatures warm during the day. People should keep their cover handy though, because frosts and freezes are common during the spring.
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