Winter Gardening - Page 2 of 4

  • Flame Willow
    Article

    Plants That Peak in Winter in the Southeast

    Richie Steffen, executive director of the Elisabeth C. Miller Garden in Seattle and a leading expert on plants, discusses the often-undervalued appeal of winter gardens: “What many see as a…

  • Rattlesnake Master
    Article

    Plants That Peak in Winter in the Mid-Atlantic

    Richie Steffen, executive director of the Elisabeth C. Miller Garden in Seattle and a leading expert on plants, discusses the often-undervalued appeal of winter gardens: “What many see as a…

  • Erecta English Ivy
    Article

    Plants That Peak in Winter in the Northeast

    Richie Steffen, executive director of the Elisabeth C. Miller Garden in Seattle and a leading expert on plants, discusses the often-undervalued appeal of winter gardens: “What many see as a…

  • purple flowers blooming in early spring
    Design

    Margot’s Winter Garden

    Today we’re off to Washington State to visit with Margot Navarre. I live in Bellevue, Washington, and wanted to share a few pictures of my winter garden. I am a…

  • wisteria vines in winter
    How-To

    What Do Chanticleer Gardeners Do in Winter?

    For most gardeners in the Mid-Atlantic region, winter is a time to reset, unwind, and reflect on the past season. Most of us stick to winter pruning, poring over plant…

  • Prairie Gold quaking aspen
    Design

    Deciduous Trees for Winter Interest in the Northern Plains

    Winter in the Northern Plains brings an opportunity to appreciate the deciduous trees in our landscape for more than just the leaves and flowers they provide. Form and texture really…

  • Blondo miscanthus
    Design

    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…

  • structural plants in winter
    Design

    Structural Plants for Enduring Winter Interest in the Mid-Atlantic

    Mid-Atlantic gardeners don’t need to have empty gardens in winter. With some thoughtful designing and the right plants, you can obtain a garden full of structure and winter interest that…

  • Flame willow
    Design

    Hot Winter Color in the Midwest with Willows and Dogwoods

    Winter in the Midwest doesn’t have to mean an absence of bright color. Of course we should be enjoying textures provided by our ornamental grasses, dormant perennials, and other plantings…

  • Pink flowers poking up out of the snow
    Design

    Winter Interest in Indiana

    Today we're in central Indiana visiting with John Chapin, who has been gardening for over 45 years. Our four acres of property was just a field of weeds with a…