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Sick of all the snow this winter? There’s one big benefit: It’s great at protecting your garden

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That’s partly because snow is excellent insulation. After all, snow is mostly air — up to 90% air, trapped in a matrix of ice crystals. “A good layer of snow will keep plants from being exposed to cold and wind,” Yiesla said. “Often, the temperature at soil level under the snow is actually warmer than the air temperature.”

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