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By Alextb

London, England Eng

What is good insulation to use on potted plants to stop roots from getting too cold or too hot. Advice on insulation for plants planted in the garden (not potted).

Any advice woukd be greatly appreciated.

By the way I have a 7 metre garden fleece whhich can be cut.



I would sugest some kind of plastic sheat with holes in or just moving it regulary in and out of a green house

25 Apr, 2010


Hi Alex normally you do not need to use any protection on plants growing in the ground. If you can tell us what plant it is we can then advise you on any protection needs. Any insulation you use on pot plants will keep the warm not cool. It is only in winter that you may need to wrap the pots to protect the roots. Again if you can tell us which plant you are asking about we can give clearer advice.

25 Apr, 2010


The plant in the pot is a tomato plant, the others in the soil on the graden are mainly pansies and primroses. There are others, but these are the main types.

To find out what I have in my garden, please vsit my page and click on my garden.

25 Apr, 2010


None of the plants you have mentioned need protection the only thing would be your tomato plants which need hardening off.

25 Apr, 2010

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