After enjoying a very mild late winter and early spring, it seems that winter has made a sudden re-appearance in the Carolina’s. This can affect plants that have already bloomed out or are sensitive to early spring freezes. Fescue lawns, being a cool-season turf, will be fine. Certain landscape plants or plants in the gardens though could be damaged. We are not out of the woods yet in dealing with cold weather, so VIsit Here for a link from North Carolina State University on how to deal with cold snaps.
One simple thing to do for all plants is to make sure there is good soil moisture before cold weather hits. Certain plants and flowers can be covered with a cloth cover, not plastic, on nights where temperatures are forcasted to drop into the 20’s. And if flower blooms are damaged, or new green foliage damaged, many plants will recover with time.