How To Melt Snow In A Plant Friendly Way?
Winter is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the snow. It can also be a time of year when your plants start to show the signs of winter stress. This can be especially true if you live in an area where there’s lots of snowfall or if you tend to get fewer sunny days than usual during the winter months. If this describes you, then there are some simple ways that you can melt snow (using the right ice melt) without damaging your garden or landscaping plants.
Safe Thaw was created as the ice management solution for tough winter environments. Ideal in commercial and industrial properties, shops, government agencies, bridges, and construction.
Ice Salt Damages Plant
While salt is an effective tool for melting snow, it can also damage your plants. Salt can burn the roots and leaves of many plants, and in some cases cause them to die. If you have a tree in your front yard that is young or still developing its root system, you should be especially careful when using salt on the sidewalks in front of it.
Calcium Chloride Is Harmful
Calcium chloride is a salt that can be harmful to plants. It works by replacing calcium in the plant cells with its own ions, which causes structural damage and ultimately death. It should never be used on plants!
Don’t Use Magnesium Chloride
If pets or children come into contact with large amounts of this salt-like substance they can get sick from ingesting too much. Be sure to keep pets away from recently treated areas until the area has dried completely (which can take up to three days).
Magnesium chloride will also damage concrete and asphalt if used in excess so be careful when applying it near sidewalks, driveways, or patios where people might walk barefoot later on down the road!
You Won’t Damage Your Plants If You Use Safe Thaw Ice Melt
Safe Thaw is a plant friendly way to melt snow. As the name suggests, Safe Thaw will not damage your plants or kids and pets. Safe Thaw is non-toxic and biodegradable. Safe Thaw consists of ice melting boosters with special surfactants and unique glycols admixture that does not harm the concrete, is pet-friendly, and does not burn after coming in contact with the skin. It does not harm the vegetation, ensuring your landscape is always protected.
In addition to being safe for kids and pets, it also melts snow without damaging plants because it’s environmentally friendly!
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So, in conclusion, you can melt the snow around your plants without damaging them. The Safe Thaw ice melt is a great tool for this purpose and will help you keep your garden free from ice and snow.
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