Preparing your shrubs and trees for winter is easy, as long as you've selected a plant that is hardy in your area, do nothing. Learn more details and tips in this article.
It’s as reliable as the leaves changing color: every autumn, dozens of people write us and ask, “how do I winterize my shrubs?” Sometimes they’ll mention a specific
Fall-Blooming Perennials & Grasses that Burst Into Color For Autumn
Gardens can sometimes start to look a bit tired as summer moves into it's final phases and fall arrives. Utilizing plants that bloom, develop brightly colored fruit or have great foliage color in later summer and fall is a great way to keep your garden looking fresh.
Kerry Meyer, Barb Balgoyen, Stacey Hirvela
The best gardens have plants that add color and interest in all seasons. Spring and summer are usually pretty simple to fill with color. It can take a bit more planning to keep the garden looking great late summer into fall and winter. However, with a bit of careful plant selection your garden can brim with interest in every season.
Pruning your plant at the proper time is the keystone for success. If you prune a flowering shrub at the wrong time of the year, you will probably miss out on that plant’s blooms for that season. While this isn’t the end of the world and the plant will recover to flower again the following year, it is definitely disappointing.