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Re: Styrofoam cones for winter protection

Sure, they are Rose protectors.  I am not sure where you are located, but 
here in New England they are common but very seasonal.  They arrive at the 
nurseries, Wall Marts and Home Depots late in the fall.  I doubt if you could 
find one now.  Several of the big mail order nurseries also carry them.  I 
have used them to get small rhodies though early years.  They seem to work.  
Some come with wire pins to hold them down, cheaper ones don't have pins.  A 
similar item consists of strips of wavy plastic that clips together to form a 
ring.  You place this 12" high ring around the plant and fill with mulch.  I 
have clipped two together to make a very large ring for marginally small 


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