winter gardening

The peeling bark of river birch (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

River birch at winter’s end

Judith Adam

Before buds burst out in leaf, look around your garden and consider if it has enough winter interest. We make ...

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.

Potted Hick's yew (Photo courtesy of Willowbrook Nurseries)

Conifers for a winter profile

Judith Adam

The ornamental bark of woody plants and conifers are important for an attractive winter scene. Judith Adam begins with tall, narrow or small-scale conifers.