SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The big chill means a threat for some of central Florida's landscaping.
Experts told Joyella that anything that has been in someone's yard a few years has been through this weather before and should not be a big concern. But smaller, flowering plants may need an extra blanket tonight.
With the wind picking up and temperatures
"There are going to be plants that are going to get burned. But that's
Experts said large fruit trees will withstand the freeze on their
Experts said the so-called bikini wrap -- covering just part of a larger plant -- does nothing to help prevent cold damage. They say people should cover any
They also said to remove those covers during the daylight hours. Leaving them on can be worse than no covers at all.
"(Trimming them) is one of the biggest mistakes you can make. Do not prune anything back until the last threat of frost has passed," said Kane.
There are a few other things around the house that homeowners should think about with a freeze coming.
For those worried about pipes freezing, open the cabinets to let them get
Letting a pool filter run will help keep pools from freezing during an extended spell of freezing.
And those with automatic sprinkler systems set to run overnight might