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How much protection is needed, going into winter? 2 years 5 months ago #62469

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Snow is a Good thing and gives you all the protection you need for locally hardy species.
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How much protection is needed, going into winter? 2 years 4 months ago #62475

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This article was very helpful! Thank you for sharing!

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How much protection is needed, going into winter? 2 years 4 months ago #62480

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Thanks for the insights here. We live in Denver, which is fairly similar to Colorado Spring. It can get below 10 to 15 F at night for weeks at a time, but often the cold and snow doesn’t sick around. Usually evening temps drop into the high 20’s, however. Would a frost cover help? I could just move everything into the garage at night, if that makes the most sense.

Bill Valvanis in Rochester, NY, moves all his trees into a garage with a little space heater that tries to keep the temperature about 20F. That area is a little warmer than you, I think, and that might be what you want to do.
I would recommend trying to find a bonsai group or club near you and seeing what they do.

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