5 Ways to Safeguard Your Winter Lawn
Give your lawn a little TLC with these simple do-it-this-weekend solutions to winter's worst landscape spoilers.
The warmth of the sun can cause sap to flow, especially when bounced off glass, brick, and other surfaces. Thawing can also combine with frozen soil conditions to cause winter burn (when leaves brown because of a rapid temperature change) and ruptured cells within the plant, leading to cracks and splits in the trunk and branches. Newly planted, thin-barked trees can suffer sun scald in such conditions, and fungus can grow.
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