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Leslie Rakestraw
I just planted a small cherry tree for Arbor Day in a pot on my patio. Today were having the mother of all snowstorms, so I'm not sure it's going to survive this weather. I was warned not to plant anything in Santa Fe until after May 15!
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Leslie, put plastic or burlap over it till the storm is over and warmer weather. It just needs a little heat barrier. Plastic is like a greenhouse.

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Excellent article! I have been planning on adding shade-loving plants under my blue spruce tree to keep it healthy. Any suggestions on what plants would make a good “living mulch”?

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