The beauty and burden of snow

Judith Adam

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.

Blooming where we’re planted

Jodi DeLong

We may garden for many different reasons, but one of the best of reasons is the camaraderie that we gain from having a passion for planting, writes Jodi DeLong.

‘Vanderwolf’s Pyramid’ limber pine. Photo by Judith Adam

Long-needled pines

Judith Adam

When there’s a thin blanket of snow on the ground, I’m grateful for every conifer in my landscape, especially those with long soft needles.

Snow collects on miscanthus. (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Winter beauties in the garden

Judith Adam

Most gardeners leave some perennials standing in the garden in winter, hoping they'll catch the snow and make a beautiful display.