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Yard and Garden: Damage Caused by Freezing Temperatures

April 13, 2012, 9:57 am | Richard Jauron, Willy Klein

Early spring weather sped up plant, tree and shrub growth, making them vulnerable to several nights of cold temperatures this week. Fruit plants and trees were especially hard hit by freezing temperatures. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists have received many questions from gardeners concerned about damage to plants and trees.