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Garden Planting Tips

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(Hillsboro) The Show-Me State has seen its fair share of frost the past week and that could cause some people to be hesitant when thinking about planting their garden.

Debi Kelly is the Horticulture Field Specialist with the University of Missouri Extension Office in Jefferson County.

She provides these tips about planting if a frost were to happen again.

Kelly says if you get burn spots or dead spots on your plants, not to worry because there will be new growth in new buds.

She also explains what to do with the dead parts of the plant.

Kelly says it is always important to cover your garden or plants if frost is in the forecast.

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