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Gardening Tips As Winter Temperatures Approach

A University of Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator has some words of advice for those with gardens heading into the winter months. Andrew Holsinger, U of I Extension Horticulture Educator says the days to protect your outdoor plants from the cold have gone by. Now the community can look to their indoor options for plants, cultivation, and preparation for next year's grow.

Holsinger speaks on the first few mornings of below 30-degree temps and the unique adaptations that agriculture goes through to survive.


He continued with how plants will be affected by daylight savings coming up along with other weather aspects.


Holsinger adds to the efforts plants go to in order to remain alive.


More information about winter weather affecting plant life across Central Illinois can be found at extension.illinois.edu/mms/horticulture.

Andrew Holsinger appeared as a guest on the WTIM Morning Show.

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