Weekend Gardener: Protecting plants you eat during freezing temps

Weekend Gardener: Protecting the plants you grow for food (KXAN photo)
Weekend Gardener: Protecting the plants you grow for food (KXAN photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — As more freezing temperatures make their way into Central Texas, it is important to know how to protect your plants — especially the ones you eat.

Certain greens like kale can withstand the cold temperatures, but others like artichoke, tendrils and peas will freeze.

The Weekend Gardener breaks down how you should care for each plant as cold temperatures arrive.

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