GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Temperatures will drop as cold air arrives mid-week and people's backyards could suffer. There are a few steps you need to take to make sure your plants continue to grow.

Deborah Saxton with Lowe's says people can use anything light to cover the plants. For example, a bed sheet.

Perennials only need to be covered if the plant already started to bloom. The Annuals must be covered.

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