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Large leaf plants to build frost huts

 
Jeffrey Hodgins
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Location: Yucatan Puebla Ontario BC
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Hardy Palm leaves as frost protection for Chayote and Chilacayote squash. The leaves are cut and placed standing up forming a space where the frost cannot penatrate use sticks poked in the grownd to secure the leaves. it is shady but the squash can handle shade during the vegetative growth.
 
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