Click the photo to learn more about protecting your plants from the cold.
Click the video to see Vikram Bilaga, our County Extension Agent, explain what causes freezing damage in plants.
Update: The compounds that prevent freezing in cells are calls Antifreeze Proteins (AFP) instead of Antifreeze Substances (AFS) as stated in the video. Also, if you're into reading scientific journal articles, here's a good one that's a pretty thorough overview of this topic. http://bit.ly/2yapC7r