Sounds brutal, but dead-heading is important for promoting new growth.
While flower arrangements are ephemeral, creating and viewing them can brighten a winter's day.
With only a few flowers we can craft attractive winter floral arrangements by combining them with different kinds of foliage.
As the New Year unfolds, Louise Beebe Wilder's words help us to understand ourselves through the metaphor of our garden.
One of the disadvantages of gardening in a cold climate is that we have no flowers in our gardens at this time of the year.
There is pleasure in just working outside since we realize winter will soon close in and closing us indoors.
Cool fall days give gardeners the incentive to divide perennials, so that new starts can be established before the winter.
Selecting flowers to buy in February is wonderful therapy to offset the bleakness of winter. Remember some of these ideas when buying flowers...
Plants go in and out of fashion, and Coleus seems to be making a fashion comeback.
Grey, silver plants soften the landscape if used wisely.