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Old 10-21-2013, 02:30 PM   #1
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We are expecting our first frost tonight. Should I go ahead and cover my hops plants with a covering of mulch? Is mulching just the mound enough? They are in a raised bed if that matters. Thanks in advance.

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Yes you should mulch them, but that's to protect against the hard winter deep freezes. The early season frost won't hurt them a bit.

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Yes you should mulch them, but that's to protect against the hard winter deep freezes. The early season frost won't hurt them a bit.
Good to know thanks. This helped me not have to fit in yet one more thing during this crazy day.
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