Tag Archives: Winter gardening

Using Dwarf Conifers in the Landscape

The Barefoot Gardener has donned her rubber boots since old man winter has appeared. And, now that the leaves have fallen and our gardens are mostly bare, it is a great time to begin thinking about making changes in the garden. Winter exposes those holes in the garden that we fill up with annual or… Read More »

Favorite Plant Friday (Jan 30th)

Here is one of my favorite garden plants, Euphorbia ‘Ascot Rainbow’. It is considered a perennial but, it provides interest year round. This variety grows to 18″ to 2′ tall and wide and boasts narrow variegated leaves. The new growth is tinged pink. It produces clusters of bracts in the spring and hangs onto them… Read More »