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Winter is certainly the time to dream, plan and prepare for next year’s garden, but there are a number of tasks you can do out in the garden to keep it growing well through the winter months. Let’s take a look at ten ways to maintain your green thumb through the coldest time of year.

Oso Happy Smoothie Rose Hips

No matter what the weather, there is always something to enjoy outdoors during the winter months, if we remember to plant for winter interest in spring and fall. Let’s bundle up, go outside, and take a walk around Dee's garden.

Berry Poppins Ilex verticillata winterberry holly

Winter is an ideal time of year to plan for next season’s garden, and your best new idea might be closer than you think. Let’s explore where we can find inspiration that will help us dream up and plan next year’s garden.

Oso Happy Smoothie Rose Hips

No matter what the weather, there is always something to enjoy outdoors during the winter months, if we remember to plant for winter interest in spring and fall. Let’s bundle up, go outside, and take a walk around Dee's garden.

Berry Heavy Ilex (Winterberry)

In Victorian times, apples or potatoes were outfitted with herbs, greens and flowers and hung up over doorways. It was said that those who lingered to share a kiss underneath were bound to settle down in marriage — but even if they didn’t, a sweet romantic moment was a sure bet! Learn how to make your own modern day kissing ball.

Conifers are easy to enjoy any time of the year. These trouble-free evergreens offer year-round beauty and provide shelter for birds and other wildlife. Hedges of conifers are often planted to help block the wind. Here are a few of our favorites.

It is so hard to let go and sometimes you don’t have to!

This article goes over techniques for overwintering plants that must remain green and growing through the winter.

The mid-summer malaise can hit plants as the heat rises.  Learn how to help you plant thrive despite the heat.

Learn more about why some perennials that should be hardy in your area didn't make it through the winter.

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