Gardening basics: Protect your garden from ice and cold

The Arctic blast that recently chilled much of Oregon might make you worried about your plants.

Ross Penhallegon, a horticulturist with the Oregon State University Extension Service, says there are several ways to protect your landscape from frigid conditions.

"Insulation is the key," said Penhallegon, a horticulture professor in OSU's College of Agricultural Sciences. "The biggest issue is that it's only December. This is the first of many cold spells." 

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