Potted cyclamen plants with elaborately marked ivy-like foliage and bright flowers are easy-to-grow, long-lasting ornamentals.
The brown phase of the spent flowers of astilbes provides interest all through the cold season. It’s a versatile plant partner in a winter garden.
Let’s hope for a thick blanket of snow over the garden this winter. A snow-covered garden is best for plants. Ice is better left for the rink or your drink.
With frost, it the time for putting roses to bed. The process for roses to acclimatize to winter dormancy is slow and gradual. What to do when.