Last year my garden was totaled by extreme weather. It was well into May and my plants were looking great. This is a reality that we all must plan and plant for. This article offers 7 powerful tips for extreme weather gardening. There is nothing more depressing than looking over the fallen remains of plants that you raised from seed. The article focuses on many different types of extreme weather.
The very first tip is to plant in raised beds only. I can tell you from personal experience that I do 90% of my planting in containers and raised beds. I like the ability to modify the soil easily and also to move plants around or just avoid things like floods. The list goes on from there and you will find tips for plants and trees in this list. Gardening is never a given so articles like this go a long way.