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Container-grown rosemary can be overwintered indoors when given the right conditions. (Photo by Pixabay)

Overwintering rosemary

Laura Langston

Overwintering rosemary indoors can be a challenge, but there are ways that you can enjoy this Mediterranean herb year-round.

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.

Hydrangea macrophylla `Masja’ (Photo by Joanne Young)

How to dry hydrangeas

Beckie Fox

Hydrangeas are one of the easiest flowers to dry, and given their size, you need only a few to fill a table arrangement or decorate a wreath.

Mixed tulips and spring vetchling (Lathyrus vernus) in a perennial border. (Garden Making photos)

Where and when to plant spring bulbs

Beckie Fox

Spring is not the time to plant spring bulbs. But it is the best time to plan where to plant the spring-blooming bulbs in the fall.

Evergreens are better prepared to tolerate late spring frosts — even snow — but the flower buds on deciduous trees might not fare as well.

Frost protection for plants

Lorraine Flanigan

After a hard winter, the last thing you want to do is lose plants to a late spring frost. Know how to provide frost protection for plants.