In the gardening world no character is more feared than Jack Frost.
All of our hard work and efforts to grow a beautiful and enjoyable garden can in one cold night turn black. While all of us want to enjoy the cooler days of fall and bask in the glory of our harvest, the thought of Jack visiting keeps us up at night.
Have we done everything in our power to protect our wonderful garden?
A few years ago after slipping on a nice warm wool jacket in the fall. I thought to myself that I wish I had something warm to put around my plants. The next spring we were contacted by a hat maker, asking us if we could use some of their rejected hats for our wool pellet fertilizer. Upon receiving the first shipment we quickly realized that this wool had a different purpose. At Wild Valley Farms, we have long asked ourselves, “How can we apply wool’s protective qualities to frost above the soil?” With the help of a friend who was searching for a purpose for her unusable wool hats we found the perfect answer.
Woolly’s Frost Guards were created to be the perfect warm wool jacket to protect our gardens when Jack Frost inevitably comes to visit.
Click here to READ MORE ABOUT Dr. Geoff Naylor and the Australian Commonwealth Scientific Research Organization’s study
THE WOOL FIBRE AND ITS APPLICATIONS.
Did you know? A kilogram of dry wool placed in an atmosphere of air saturated with moisture releases about the same amount of heat as that given off by an electric blanket running for eight hours. This is because wool is Hygroscopic. Hygroscopy is the phenomenon of attracting and holding water molecules via either absorption or adsorption from the surrounding environment, which is usually at normal or room temperature.
check your local weather reports and know how your specific plants will be affected by the different temperatures. Most Gardeners frost days are based on 32 Degrees.
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