Winter Gardening

Winter Gardening

gardening resolutions

7 Smart Gardening Resolutions for the New Year

Make this the year of gardening success! It doesn't matter whether you're an experienced gardener or a novice, almost anyone can successfully start and maintain a garden if they plan ahead and follow accordingly. Gardening...

Winterize Lawn: How To Start

AAAAHHHH! The sweet smell of fresh cut grass sends me into a state of peaceful bliss. I think of picnics, touch football, and tag, all things that I use to do in the grass...
care for roses

How to Prepare Rose Gardens for Winter

It’s that time of year again when the cold is settling in all around us. Having your car covered in snow is bad, so we can only imagine the horrible impact that the snow...
hellebores - good flowers for winter beds

Keep Your Yard Beautiful with Winter Plants and Borders

Winter is a sad time for gardeners. It’s the end of the beauty that you spent so much time and effort on through most of the year. Not only is it the end, but...
how to overwinter your spring veggies

How to Overwinter Your Spring Veggies

What is Overwintering Your Garden Overwintering is the process of creating a safe dormant state for your plants during the winter months. There are several ways to do this, but the best way for you...
vegetable patch - cover soil with winter ground cover

Keep Your Soil Healthy with a Winter Ground Cover

Protecting Your Soil In The Winter Taking care of your soil is vital to producing a good crop. During the winter months though, this could prove to be quite difficult to do. After your last...
Preparing Perennials for the Winter

Guide to Preparing Perennials for the Winter

If you live where winter is cold, with temperatures below freezing, it is easy to define what winter means. However, if you live in a warmer part of the country, how do you define...

Row Covers and Other Ways To Protect Fragile Plants

Most serious gardeners will try anything they can to protect plants and improve their gardening experience. Unfortunately, there are times when you may need a little extra help when it comes to protecting your...
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Start Mulching In February!

February leaves us with just a month left to gear up for spring gardening, so now is the ideal time to start mulching. If you are a seasoned gardener, you already know that the...
asparagus

The Asparagus That Ate Winter!

Grown for its edible stalks, Asparagus is usually planted in January or February, as soon as the soil is not frozen and workable. Asparagus is a perennial vegetable with a high yield – 8...

Start The Year With Your New Garden Trellis

A garden trellis is a beautiful addition to any garden. It adds a nice focal point, height, and architecture to the space. It is a nice base layer for climbing plants and a great...

Planting in the January Thaw

Although not a regularity, the January thaw happens almost every year, and most parts of the country enjoy a slight rise in temperatures that last about a week before dipping back down again for...

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