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Re: help needed!


There's nothing you can do for the vegetation that won't damage it further.

If the temps are close to 30, you can salt the driveway and let Ma Nature take care of it. If it's much colder than that, salting won't work and will only damage the vegetation.

We used to keep an old ice chisel (formerly used for ice fishing, when we lived up north) to get under the ice back in the "bad old days" when your type of ice storm was a common occurrence. Used like a shovel, it would break up the ice enough so that during the middle of the day when the sun was on the drive, we could make enough cuts to get the shovel under the worst of the ice.

Otherwise, resignation is the best thing. The weather will do what it will do, and waiting is often the best answer. If you have power, heat and water, consider yourself blessed.

d (In Georgia - prime ice storm territory)
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