Open Envelope Studio is a boutique landscape design and build studio based in Austin, TX. We specialize in modern outdoor living spaces and custom steel work. We pride ourselves on developing deep relationships with our clients, bettering lives through the built environment.
With the forecasted winter freeze here in Austin, we wanted to share some tips for protecting your outdoor plants. First, let's learn the difference in these terms as defined by The National Weather Service: Frost, Freeze, and Hard Freeze. "Frost" forms when solid surfaces are cooled below the dew point, typically 33-36°, where light winds can initiate frost formation if the humidity is high enough. “Freeze” occurs when the temperature is 32° or lower, resulting in significa