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Shrub Jacket - Small 4.2 5 29 29
Shrub Jacket Roll I can cover six Alberta spruce reasonably and have them look good too!! I found some clips actually designed for closet use that seem heavy enough to last the winter so I'm a happy camper!! November 2, 2012
Exactly as described This was the first time buying a product to protect plants from the elements. This is very good quality and appears to be breathable while keeping away frost and snow. It has a handy tote for storage during the summer months. I will purchase more if and when the need arises. November 7, 2012
Great Find These shrub jackets were a great find. My wife and I always search through the catalog and say that we might want something. This time we acted. I was very impressed by the jackets when installing them. It took veryu little time and they are working well so far. Time and snowfall will tell the full picture. We liked them so much that we ordered four more for other shrubs. They will be the ideal solution. November 13, 2012
Great product Only used the shrub jackets once for a couple nights so far, but will be needing them again soon. They are good quality material and easy to put on the bushes. My only complaint is that the nylon cords at the top and bottom should have something on the end (a wooden/plastic/cork ball) so that the cord doesn't get pulled in. This happened to me and I had to cut the casing stitching to get to the cord and feed it back through. Other than that I think they are great! November 16, 2012
Shrub Jacket This cover is being used to cover a limestone memorial/monument the Garden Club of Richfield springs erected to preserve from the salt & snow during our Upstate NY winters. We have not installed the cover as there has not been an appreciable amount of snow to date. I purchased several sizes and returned one cover with excellent service. December 11, 2012
They Work! Not sure how well they would do in colder climates but here in Coastal Carolina the Shrub Jackets seem to be doing the job. They're easy to put on. Could be a one-person job but much easier with two. I do need to check the ties regularly. Strong winds will dislodge the fit. January 3, 2013
Look just as good on as off The few times our temperatures dip into the 30's we need something that is "easy on" and "easy off" and these wonderful shrub jackets are just that. They look very good, too, as they cover the plants in cement pots on either side of my front door. I love them! January 11, 2013
This product has great features. These are the first covers I have found to protect my large 3x3 asparagus fern hanging baskets. Easy installation, large safety like pins to close any gaps, , sturdy fabric, attractive color and the plants emerge unscathed from the freeze. Thanks for this great product! November 23, 2013
Just what I needed Used them to cover planters containing faux plants for the winter season. January 21, 2014
eye pleasing I live in the city and use these on our upper deck. I actually purchased these covers for three five feet tall artificial topiaries. I wanted to cover them during snow storms to keep from weighing down the branches. The snow just slides right down these. I planned on removing the covers in between snow days, however these look so nice on our deck that I am leaving them in place till springtime. The matarial is light weight yet sturdy. I can tell that real trees or bushes will be able to breath thru the wrap. I was able to wrap three trees and still have plenty of wrapping left on the roll. I was able to staple the wrap around the trees so no needs for clips except for one at the top. Once wrapped it can be removed and reused. I could not have found a better item. January 31, 2014
Shrub Jackets-Great Product If you are looking for something that is durable and easy to use to protect your expensive landscaping, this is it. Great protection from winter burn and snow damage and they don't blow off. Very durable material. I ordered a second set for other shrubs. These will last a long time. Very pleased with them against the Buffalo winters. March 12, 2014
Shrub cover Every winter we have problems with the deer eating our holly bushes. I've tried to fence them off but the wind or heavy snow usually knocks them down. As I have yet to use these covers, I can't say for sure it works or not. It sure looks simple and was cost effective so had to give them a try. September 10, 2014
Simplifies the winterizing task We've been looking for a fast and efficient way of doing the once a year task of protecting our 12 azaleas and burning bushes from the deer and rabbits. These shrub jackets are a perfect solution. November 10, 2011
2 weeks after installation So far, so good with this product. I have just recently installed it on two aspraragus ferns to try and protect them from the winter's cold on a sheltered porch in Cleveland, OH. Not sure if they will do enough to keep them alive, but I thought it was worth a shot as they had grown really large this year. I usually buy new every year - if this works, I may not have to. December 2, 2011
KEEP YOUR PLANTS COZY IN THE WINTER THIS IS A GOOD PRODUCT. HOWEVER, COULD BE IMPROVED WITH VERY LITTLE CHANGE. 1) THE TIES ARE VERY SHORT & DIFFICULT TO TIE IN A BOW. (NO KNOTS) 2) THE STRINGS NEED THE SLIDE STOPPERS TO KEEP THE STRINGS FROM PULLING THROUGH. THANK YOU. December 10, 2011
Not for me... I returned this product due to it not being what I expected. I was looking for a tent-like product; slip on, stake to ground, adjust size and you are done. The quality of the product is great and is described properly on the site. It could work for many, but just not for me. November 1, 2012
Shrub Jacket Large I ordered this product to cover a large hydrangea plant. I thought that it would cover the plant, but, unfortunately, the plant is larger than this cover. I haven't used it for any other plants yet. I misjudged the size of the plant, so this is my fault and not the product. I plan on using it elsewhere. That is why I gave it the rating that I did. Plus, it is a little difficult to use. November 14, 2012
So far it's good It finally got cold enough for me to try the shrub jacket. It wasn't a hard freeze, so I don't yet know how it will perform when the temperature is at or below freezing with a wind chill. For a night when it's around freezing for a few hours, it worked fine. Easy to set up and remove, no damage to the hibiscus I was trying to protect. February 4, 2013
shrub jacket These were easy to install, and held up in the heavy wind we had shortly after I covered the shrubs. The end of winter ail tell the story. The jackets fit into the landscape nicely, too. November 29, 2013
Easy shrub protection I needed simple protection from freezing winds for some newer shrubs. These fit the bill. Easy to put on. October 25, 2014
We'll find out in the Spring if this works... I like to try to grow plants in the North (upstate NY) that generally are not for this region (too cold). Sometimes by strategically locating them, sometimes through winter covering. In this case, I'm covering a dwarf Pampas Grass (about 3-4 ft. tall & wide). The snow really beats up the typical rose bush covers so they only last a year or 2. I put this cover on the plant yesterday as we might be getting our 1st big snowstorm of the year. It went on quite easily and put heavy rocks around the base to prevent it from blowing away. Check with me in the Spring & I'll let you know how things worked out. I'm hoping that I can reuse this cover over multiple years. If yes, it's a bargain - if not, I got a dead plant and paid a lot for a failed experiment. November 26, 2014
This product looks better in the catalog. We were disappointed when we went to put the jackets on the shrubs. They are extremely light weight and will most likely blow away with the first wind storm. Also, several of them were torn due to poor stitching and we had to use extra pins to hold them together. October 25, 2011
BUSH COVERS I ORDERED THE LARGES THINKING THEY WOULD BE LARGE ENOUGH TO COVER MY GARDENIAS BUT THEY ARE NOT BIG ENOUGH TO COVER THEM! THEY ARE NOT BIG ENOUGH AT ALL, I USE A DOUBLE TOP SHEET TO COVER THEM NOW AND THESE COVERS ARE NOT EVEN AS BIG AS A TWIN SHEET! I AM DISAPPOINTED! October 25, 2011
Not for me . . . Bought this to keep outdoor gardenia safe during winter. Had to adjust shape of plant to fit circular design of cover. Tying ribbons and using safety pins(provided) to secure side opening was a pain and left gaps in coverage. Draw string top still allows opening to weather. Unusual cold spell and 30+ wind gusts tested the cover which only tipped slightly. However I would purchase a pop up, more rigid, less collapsible shrub cover. Too many parts to keep up with, not what I anticipated. I still have to check it daily to see that it's secure. November 29, 2013
Shrub Jacket The photo does not represent the product, which is a rectangle that doesn't conform to the shape of the shrub. It doesn't pull tightly enough at the top of the shrub so there is a gaping hole and it is too small to surround the plant, which was 4.5' tall by 4' wide. November 26, 2014
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Both seem to do the same job, but while the jacket is also breathable, it is not a mesh and I would think might be more effective at blocking winds and retaining heat from sunlight. But, as there is no indication on the website as to what temperatures they could both withstand and still protect the plants inside, I have no way of knowing for sure. Perhaps the mesh would allow extra sunlight and heat to reach the plants.
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The Shrub Jacket provides protection from the drying effects of winter wind and sun, plus it also protects against damage due to road salt and animals such as deer and rabbits. The Shrub Jacket does not provide any long-term protection from cold temperatures; in winter climates use only on cold-hardy shrubs. In warmer climates, the Shrub Jacket does provide temporary protection from over-night frosts or sudden drops in temperature.

The Winter Shrub Cover does help protect plants from frost and freezing temperatures. It is designed to shield plants from harsh winter elements: wet, heavy snow, ice, freezing rain, wind, road salt, etc.
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