“To protect soil and plant roots from freezing and help retain moisture, mulch plants in thick borders with Miracle-Gro Fibresmart mulch.
“Another tip is to leave pruning of plants such as penstemon, salvias and fuchsias until late spring to allow the older growth to protect the central crown.”
Lawn food with high potassium is a brilliant help for grass at this time of year as it protects against frost by toughening up the grass.
Don’t use a high nitrogen lawn feed or plant food, however, as this encourages soft sappy growth that is easily damaged by frost.
Seaweed tonic is also great as seaweed helps plants to “strengthen up and aids in frost protection”.