Here is the little bare naked tree, and a wood frame I did not use:
I pulled an old pillow case over the tree-
Cleverly wrapped chicken wire in a circle, cutting flaps on the top and bottom. The bottom flaps flip out and are anchored with a couple of big rocks, the top flaps will fold inward to make a "roof"-
Fill the chicken wire with leaves and straw, wrap the whole thing in a blanket!
THEN be unable to find a tarp or other suitable wrapper, remove EVERYTHING you just spent the last hour making, and use a plastic compost bin! It fit generously over top of the tree, filled it with straw and leaves! Will see what happens in the spring.
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