April snowstorms in Colorado damage woody plants

04/30/2009 | Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.), The

April snow showers in Colorado may lead to an unpredictable year for the state's trees and lawns. "There has been some frost damage on woody plants that leaf out or flower early," said horticultural agent Catherine Moravec. Landscapers recommend planting late-blooming trees, such as plum or tart cherry trees, in the region to avoid damage from late frosts.

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