With the end of the summer months and the arrival of autumn, there are some things that need to be done to protect the plants we love on the balcony from the cold and not fade. If the necessary precautions are not taken, the flowers that bloom beautifully in summer may not be able to resist the cold of winter and die in a short time. So, how are balcony flowers prepared for winter? How to protect balcony flowers from winter?
Many people grow plants in their gardens and balconies to add warmth to the area they live in. Some of the plants that are beneficial both visually and in terms of healing may not be able to keep up with all seasons. Here are the things to do to prepare the plants that come out of summer for winter.
HOW DO BALCONY FLOWERS PREPARE FOR WINTER?
Knowing how severe the winter months are in the region you live in is very important both for you and your plants.
If you live in a more temperate region, your plant will not deteriorate even if you do not prepare for winter for many flowers. But if you live in a region where the winter months are very cold, taking precautions for all plants will be much more beneficial for the longevity of the flower.
You should find out which species your plant is and how many degrees it will withstand in winter.
Let’s say your region is cold at most -8 C degrees in winter. If your plant is suitable for a maximum of -5 C degrees, there is no problem. Because the record coldness recorded for many years is -8 C degrees. It doesn’t get that cold every year. By following the meteorology, it will be sufficient to wrap that plant with nylon on the days when there will be frost.
In -10°C and colder weather, plants with a maximum winter cold resistance of around -7°C are wicker, etc. It can be protected by wrapping it with things.
If your plant has low endurance, you may have to take the plant indoors to protect it from the winter cold.
You may damage your plant if you take it to a warm environment to protect cold-resistant plants. Plants, which are already accustomed to the cold by nature, may have difficulty or deteriorate while trying to get used to the warmth of the house.