by Jennifer Poindexter Do you want your home to stay vibrant with color all winter long? Are you searching for plants that prosper during the winter? Understanding which plants thrive in which seasons is vital to keeping your home welcoming and colorful throughout the … [Read more...]
What can you grow in a winter garden?
QUESTION: What can you grow in a winter garden? Can you still grow some things, or do you have to wait for spring again? Lisette F ANSWER: You might think that you can’t grow much in the dead of winter. I’ll argue that where there’s a will, there’s a way. Some vegetables … [Read more...]
Can Swiss chard survive winter?
Question: What can I do with my Swiss chard over the winter? Can Swiss chard survive winter? Will I still be able to grow it all winter long? -Fran S. Answer: As Swiss chard is a biennial plant that typically grows for two years and then produces seed, it is certainly … [Read more...]
A Guide to Winter Sowing
by Erin Marissa Russell Ready to get a jump on your spring garden with winter sowing? You’ve probably heard about how starting seeds in the winter can give gardeners a jump on spring, saving you time and energy when things are busy. Winter sowing has the added benefit of … [Read more...]
Winter Herb Gardening: Top Questions and Answers
by Matt Gibson Many of the most popular garden herbs are native to the mediterranean, which is a warm climate area. If you are trying to grow these herbs outdoors in the winter, they will not be able to withstand the icy winds and frosts that will inevitably sweep through … [Read more...]