What January and February are really good for is for gaining knowledge–sharpening your most important tool, your mind. I encourage you to take a leap beyond gathering information from the internet.
Known to some of us as winter garden chores, here are a few things you should be doing in the garden right now to prepare for a great growing season next year.
It’s that time again...camellias are blooming! Many factors can cause damage to foliage and buds during the winter, but some can be mitigated by mindful care during all times of the year.
After a warmer than usual winter, capricious Mother Nature poured cold water on our spring parade. When the snow melts and the temperatures moderate, what should we expect?
Fall is here and a young bird’s fancy turns to seed; at least that’s the way many of the birds that overwinter in our area survive until next spring’s insect buffet starts up. If you are a casual feeder of the birds, here are some things you can do now to prepare for the change of seasons.
If you grew up in this area, chances are you have memories of coming to Behnke's as a child. Stephanie shares some wintertime memories of feeding the swans who used to reside here when she was young.
Larry Hurley, Behnke horticulturist, has been contemplating the change in seasons while looking out the window at birds and plants at home and at Behnke's.
If your winter garden is a little drab, take note from a gardener who has tried everything. Jim Dronenburg shares his favorite trees and shrubs for winter color and interest.
Infuse your winter garden with color using these recommendations for perennials and bulbs.
With the unseasonably warm weather we had in December, blogger Emily Stashower is enjoying watching plants emerge both indoors and out. These are nature's gifts.