How to protect crops from frost returnable
Spring frosts are especially dangerous for the heat-loving plants. This natural phenomenon is possible, even in June. To protect your planting, you need to apply some tricks.
These vegetable crops such as tomatoes, squash, zucchini or cucumbers, do not tolerate spring frosts and may die from them. It is advisable to always have the seeds for replanting. And those plants which have been planted or sprouted, in the event of return of frost is recommended to cover. As the covering material can be used caps from newspapers or plastic, burlap, spruce spruce branches, and grass clippings. Apply this method and plant protection, as the smoke is. To do this in advance of harvest dry leaves, twigs and sawdust and laid them in heaps on the site. The distance between them should be about 10 m. On top of the finished pile are laid out wet material that will not burn and create smoke. When the air temperature decreases, the pile is ignited. As a result, the bottom is closer to the ground saved the warm air, and plants may well move frosts.
Next action for the prevention of the return of frost - it's late evening watering. In this case, it is recommended to carry out irrigation sprinkler. Plants and soil at the same time receive additional heat. But such watering plants only able to protect against short-term frosts. With more prolonged cold snap recommended irrigation and night. This procedure is carried out when the temperature dropped to 2 degrees. If the night irrigation on the plants, the formation of ice, do not be afraid of this. In the afternoon, the sun melts it, and plants remain undamaged.
All these measures help to protect plants from planted frosts return. However, for greater reliability, it is not necessary to plant vegetables very early. After all, in a well-heated soil they grow much faster.