Category Archives: winter garden

Visiting Longwood Gardens at Christmastime

Editor-at-Large Therese Ciesinski offers at virtual tour of stunning Longwood Gardens during the holiday season.

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Plant One on Me | The Magic of Mistletoe

Mistletoe may be perpetually associated with holiday romance, but it is also becoming big business and despite its reputation as a tree-killing parasite, the plant plays an important ecological role.

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Beautiful Mess | A Garden’s Return to Nature

Conventional wisdom says clean up, clear away and cover your veggie garden in winter. But as our Editor-at-Large Therese Ciesinski points out, with ornamentals, it may be best to take completely different approach.

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Time for Bed | Preparing Your Vegetable Garden for Winter

Advice from Editor Therese Ciesinski on putting your garden to bed for the winter to protect plants, improve the soil, reduce pests and make next spring’s planting easier.

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Vegetables and Herbs for Cold Climate Gardens

Edible garden plants that defy Lady Autumn and Old Man Winter.

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