When sidewalks, driveways and roads are slippery with ice and snow, snow melters and road salt are great for reducing accidents. These same chemicals can cause damage when they are splashed onto plants or absorbed into the soil. When you put down snow melters or salt on your driveway or sidewalks take a moment to consider the plants nearby.
Today’s guest is Jennifer Schutter, horticulture specialist for University of Missouri Extension. She will discuss ways you can use these chemicals without damaging your plants.