Horticulture Agent http://redriverradio.org en LSU AgCenter: Give fragile plants the kid gloves treatment in cold snap http://redriverradio.org/post/lsu-agcenter-give-fragile-plants-kid-gloves-treatment-cold-snap <p>The LSU AgCenter is offering many tips for keeping plants and trees alive during this cold snap. The AgCenter’s Shreveport-based horticulture agent Melea Martin said fragile plants should’ve been covered or moved during the last two nights of the hard freeze, but with care.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“During the freeze you want to make sure that if you do cover your plants with plastic, that the plastic is not touching the plant at all. It can cause damage to the plant," Martin said.</span></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:44:32 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 38475 at http://redriverradio.org LSU AgCenter: Give fragile plants the kid gloves treatment in cold snap