The Importance of Cool Weather
Cold weather, even in the Mojave, isn't something surprising to native plants. Nor is it a surprise to Dr. Angela O'Callaghan. It happens often enough that desert plants have evolved the capacity to survive nasty, inclement winter weather just as they do in the summer.
Prickly Pear Cactus covered in snowy white.
More Winter-Related Items on News 88.9 KNPR:
- 12/16/08: Cold Weather
- 11/18/08: Mensches of Mulch answer late-fall and early-winter gardening questions
- 1/23/08: The Doctors of Dirt on keeping gardens green in late-winter and early spring
- 12/18/07: Winter Color
- 10/10/06: Prepare for Winter
- 1/24/06: Cool Season Crops
- 1/17/06: Winter Pruning
More on the Web:
- Gardenersnet: Houseplants - Forced Bulbs
- JJ's Acres: Does all this snow hurt my lawn? (scroll down page for article)
- LV Sun: Experts advise on how to tend to snow-damaged trees
- Nature Hills: Fruit Trees Need Time To Chill
- UIUC: The Benefits of Snow
- UNL: The Benefits of Snow
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