"Vårvärmen in april brought to life in plants and triggered planteringslusten in large parts of the country."
"Then did the cold comeback – with snow and rain, which threaten both fruit trees as balkongodlingar."
"But you can save your plants."
"After a month with temperatures warmer than usual, it has turned. Unstable weather with cold, rain and snow waiting for next week, according to SMHI."
"– It gets a little crazy when the heat comes before the cold. The plants are unprepared for it. They have woken up with the heat and started to grow, so there will be some frost damage, " says Lise-Lotte Björkman, trädgårdsrådgivare on the national association of the Swedish garden."
"Some plants can tolerate the cold better than others."
"we Have been tricked to plant out when it got hot should you bet on the plants that can tolerate freezing temperatures," says Lise-Lotte Björkman."
"She recommends perennials, which alunrot and gyllenlack, which is capable of quite many degrees below zero. Also onions and herbs, and are generally durable. However, you should avoid köldkänsliga sommarblommar, petunia, and isbegonia."
"– most perennial plants are capable to survive. The difficult is if they have had time to start to flower. The flowers are very sensitive and if it gets frost freezes the flower and the growth is inhibited. Die the flower, it cannot produce a harvest, " says Björkman."
"It is usually colder at the ground, as strawberries and currants are more vulnerable than apple and cherry trees."
"however, It is possible to relatively easily protect the plants against the cold."
"– if you Put a filter cloth over the so you hold the remaining heat in the soil – and remember to cover the plants before it gets cold, " says Lise-Lotte Björkman."
"To set the plants against the wall where it is sheltered and maybe even oozing out överskottvärme from the house is another tip. Do you have bloom, which freezes at zero, it is a good idea to take them in and set them in a cool place so that miljöombytet not too drastically."
"Trädgårdsrådgivare Lise-Lotte Björkman's tip:"
"Cover the plants with, for example, a filter cloth or a bed sheet before it gets cold."
"Set the plants along the wall of the house that protects against the wind and give a bit of warmth from the house."
"Bring in the sensitive plants and set them in a cool place."