Spring Freeze! –

March 29, 2011

It is going to be close tonight. The prediction is upper 20’s to low 30’s for several hours tonight. Along with the prediction of little wind, it could be a dangerous night to be a Japanese Maple — especially if your

Japanese Maples with Thermoblankets for the night!

stage of shoot unfurl is particularly tender. The temps were low last night – around 30 for several hours and I noticed some of the red colored trees seemed more unhappy than their green pals. We covered as many plants as we could and moved as many as we could into a greenhouse which will have heat on tonight. Some springs we don’t have to go through this excitement. Unfortunately, this year we do.

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