Outdoor Plant Care Needed as Hard Freeze Likely in Kay County

Ponca City Now - October 18, 2022 8:00 pm

A Hard Freeze is expected Tuesday night in North Central Oklahoma.

Tonight- Clear, with a low around 24. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Wednesday- Sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

Wednesday Night- Mostly clear, with a low around 36. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

Shannon Mallory-Ag Educator at Kay County OSU Extension Office in Newkirk offered some tips to prolong the life of your outdoor plants.

  • Any sensitive plants need to be brought indoors.
  • If you have plants that are in ground and you want to prolong the season you can throw a blanket over them for the night.
  • Completely cover the plant to the soil.
  • Do not use plastic bags, or garbage bags, as they do not provide enough insulation for temperatures under 28 degrees.


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