Plants for winter

  • Plants that look good in winter

    10 Bold Plants for Winter Interest in the Southeast

    Without a doubt one of the best parts about gardening in the Southeast is winters that are temperate yet still bring seasonality to the garden. I’m grateful that we don’t…

  • late season plants

    4 Uncommon Trees and Shrubs for Striking Late-Season Interest

    Late fall and early winter can be a drab time in northeastern gardens. Most of the leaves have faded from the trees, and the perennial border is looking mushy and…

  • Episode 126: Winter Stunners

    Episode 126: Winter Stunners

    The winter blues have certainly set in around here. But thankfully we have a few plants outside that seem to have saved their best for last. Today Carol and Danielle…

  • winter floral arrangement

    Festive Greenery—Bringing the Outside In

    As the winter creeps up and frost is evident in the world around us, many of us consider ways to stay connected with and enjoy the beauty of nature indoors.…

  • Blondo miscanthus

    Grasses for Winter Structure in the Midwest

    There is a wide variety of beautiful perennial grasses that are great for the Midwest landscape. They provide color, form, texture, and movement through their foliage and flowers. They can…

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    Six Winter-Blooming Shrubs for the Northeast

    People often stretch the definition of “winter-blooming” to include spring-flowering shrubs such as forsythia (Forsythia spp. and cvs., Zones 3–9) rather than using it to describe plants that realistically bloom…

  • Strawflowers

    Annuals With Winter Interest for the Northern Plains

    Even though early fall frosts and freezes have caused your garden to enter a state of slumber, you can still enjoy color and texture from certain annuals or tender, nonhardy…

  • Design

    Seasonal Decorating Using Southern Flora

    Much of the fresh greenery sold for decorating at this time of year in the South is shipped in from colder climates. Firs (Abies spp. and cvs., Zones 3–8) and…