pineapple lily

Dahlias hail from warmer parts of the globe and can’t withstand our deep-freeze winters. Make sure to properly store your dahlia tubers this winter. (Photo by Joanne Young)

4 steps to overwinter tender plants

Lorraine Flanigan

From callas and cannas to begonias and dahlias, here are 4 steps to give summer-flowering tender plants the TLC they need to survive the winter.

Eucomis plants are often referred to as pineapple lilies. (Photo from Flickr by Stefano)

Why won’t my eucomis bloom?

Dugald Cameron

Why won’t my eucomis bloom? They did bloom the first few years, but for the past three, they have grown only leaves. I give them lots of sun and water, and occasional fertilizer.