Frost Blankets - Heavy Duty

$ 19.99



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Frost Blankets for Cold Weather Protection

Whether you’re a market grower or a home gardener, these useful frost blankets can help protect your crops from damaging frost. Unlike bedsheets, heavy-weight fabrics, and other covers- frost blankets are designed to protect plants without the risk of damage as they dry quickly and allow proper airflow. 


  • Extends the growing season for both fall and spring crops
  • Provides 5-10+ degrees of freeze protection depending on ambient humidity.
  • 40% light transmission
  • Frost blankets are designed to help hold in heat
  • It is porous and allows rain and overhead irrigation to pass-through
  • Minimizes plant burns
  • Help prevent erosion from soil and seed due to heavy rainfalls
  • Keeps insects and other unwanted variables off of the growing beds
  • Help overwinter ornamentals and other perennials
  • Made from a polypropylene felt material that will allow rain and a percentage of light to pass through.

Frost Blanket Weights

Bootstrap Farmer carries frost blankets in several weights. They are available in 1.5 oz, 2.5 oz, and 4.0 oz.

Fabric Weight (oz.) Transparency (%) Est. Temp Above Outside (°F)
1.5  85 4-6
2.5 30 10
4.0 20 15

*These temperature estimates are based on daytime temperatures above freezing. Individual results will vary based on growing zone and location.

We recommend the 4.0 oz frost blanket for extra protection before a frost. It can be used with a 2.5 oz blanket for layered protection. The additional weight of this blanket provides approximately 4-8+ more protection than the 2.5 oz blanket.

The frost blanket can last up to three years when properly taken care of and stored. Make sure the blanket is dry, and store it away from direct sunlight. 

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This item is not eligible for returns.

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