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By TrapsAndDews
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Frost again? How much longer will I need to continue taking my plants indoors? This spring has been very cold. Last year, it was about 20 degrees warmer around this time of year.
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By ChefDean
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You don't necessarily need to take them indoors. If there is a frost, but the temp stays above about 30°F, you can simply cover them assuming they're not tropical like Nepenthes. Covering provides a blanket to keep the frost from direct contact, and there is enough stuff within the plant that it shouldn't freeze above 30°F. (Pure water will freeze at 32°F, anything added will depress that point)
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By MikeB
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I feel for ya. Here in North Carolina, we have a low-pressure zone off the coast. Because air circulates counterclockwise around a low, it's pulling in cold, damp air off the north Atlantic Ocean. The normal high is 77°F / 25°C, but today's temperature will top-out at 52°F / 11°C, not factoring in the wind. :x
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