In the news: Meyer says warm temps could spell trouble for trees
While we’ve all been enjoying the balmy weather, spring’s early arrival could wreak havoc on confused plants that are budding early, Natural and Applied Sciences Prof. Steve Meyer told Action 2 News March 19. It’s not out of the ordinary to have a 70-degree day in March, Meyer said — but the stretch of warm weather we’re experiencing is unusual. Another deep freeze could spell trouble for trees and plants, Meyer said. “A lot of the trees have already broken their buds, which could be difficult for them later on — with the leaves being so tender, when they’re so young, if we do happen to go below freezing again.” Full story here.