winter plants

  • Episode 127: Plants for Winter’s Worst
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    Episode 127: Plants for Winter’s Worst

    Much like the United States Postal Service, these plants will not let rain, nor sleet, nor driving snow stop them from pulling through the worst winter weather imaginable. It can…

  • conifers with winter color
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    Conifers That Change Color in Winter for Added Interest

    The garden is always transitioning. As gardeners, we are highly tuned into the visual changes that occur in the landscape every day, week, month, and throughout the seasons. We understandably…

  • plants for winter interest
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    Trees and Shrubs with Winter Interest

    I see winter as beginning with the first falling leaf and ending with the first sign of new growth. That can be a very long stretch in the Northern Plains…

  • nectar plants for hummingbirds
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    Winter Nectar Plants for Hummingbirds in the Southwest

    There’s something magical about a garden graced with hummingbirds. As they dart between flowers and zip by at impossible speeds, they’re letting you know you’ve done something right. The Southwest,…

  • winter garden inspiration
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    Winter Gardening: Inspiration for a Time of Wonder

    It is tempting to think of winter as a time of hibernation, but these seemingly quieter moments can be the time when a garden’s most significant changes take place. With…

  • close up of pink amaryllis flowers
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    A Love for Amaryllis

    Today we’re visiting with Malgorzata Galietti. About 30 years ago I purchased a ‘Red Lion’ amaryllis (Hippeastrum ‘Red Lion’, Zones 8–10 or as a houseplant) and sent it to my…

  • Episode 126: Winter Stunners
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    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…

  • small white flowers covered in water droplets
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    Winter in Andy’s Garden

    My name is Andy Schenck, and I garden in Malvern, Pennsylvania (a suburb of Philadelphia) in Zone 6B/7 (depending on the winter). My garden is called Look Again Garden (named…

  • close up of two different pink and white amaryllis
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    Cherry’s Amaryllis

    Today Cherry Ong in British Columbia is sharing some of her amaryllis (Hippeastrum hybrids, Zones 8–10 or as houseplants) from last winter. This is perfect inspiration for buying some to…

  • greenhouse decorated in holiday lights and winter plants
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    Holiday Displays at Niagara Falls

    Today we’re visiting with Alice Fleurkens. We live one and half hours from the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, so we decided to drive down there on a Sunday afternoon…