Weatherproof Your Garden

The right plants in the right place can go a long way toward helping to mitigate the effects of the weather on your garden.

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The tender new foliage on some plants, such as Japanese maple, can get singed by late-spring frosts, but the damage is usually short-lived and doesn't hurt the plant. For maximum protection, avoid planting the dissectum varieties in locations with open southern exposure.

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