He recommends doing the following for young trees:
For an unprotected thin-barked tree, sunny winter days can create a dangerous difference in bark temperatures, Upham said. The southwest side of a peach tree’s trunk, for example can be up 40 degrees warmer than its northeast side. Often that’s enough for the southwest bark to lose winter hardiness and be susceptible to nighttime freezing. The result can be disfiguring sunscald.
Refreshments also are available in the Terrace Room, and s’mores over the firepit on the terrace.