How Does Hail Damage a Vegetable Garden?

Hail may break the stems of young plants and tear or tear away leaves (the biggest problem caused). Wounded plants may develop disease, but a good root system may save plants.

Keywords: stems, broken leaves, plants

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Alice Moon is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience. She was chosen as a Smithsonian Institute intern, working for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and has traveled throughout Asia. Moon holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Ball State University.