Herbaceous perennials in pots — plants that die back and are dormant in winter — need to be protected. Here’s 3 ways for overwintering perennials in pots.
November in the garden
The optimal planting time depends on what you’re planting. Perennial plants are best planted in spring, but it’s better to plant peonies in the fall.
In winter, you can enjoy fresh herbs like basil and crisp, fresh salad greens by growing microgreens indoors. Here’s how.
Potted cyclamen plants with elaborately marked ivy-like foliage and bright flowers are easy-to-grow, long-lasting ornamentals.
A clump of fall-blooming azure ‘Arendsii’ monkshood is in full flower, and looking like several frosty nights have only spurred it on.
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.