Whether to leave perennials standing over winter is a personal choice. Those with interesting textures and shapes create beauty and interest in the garden all winter long.
Fall has arrived, and all across our area over the next several weeks gardeners will be busy preparing their gardens for the long winter ahead.
Beginning gardeners, and even some experienced gardeners, often question what they really need to do in fall to best prepare their gardens for winter and the coming spring.
The answer depends entirely on how much effort you want to put into it, as well as what blooms you are interested in seeing in the spring. For example, if you want to have tulips and daffodils in your garden next spring, now is the time to plant these bulbs. Spring-flowering bulbs need a ...