23 Gardening Tips For Colder And Warmer Regions In February

23 Gardening Tips For Colder And Warmer Regions In February
Here are some regional tips for gardening in February. However since February weather is so unpredictable, you’ll have to use some judgement. Warmer regions: watch out for cold snaps and be ready to protect tender plants. Start to rejuvenate annual flower beds; keep watering, unless there are restrictions. Propagate some new plants from cuttings, continue... 
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3 Easy Tips On Overwintering Tender Plants

3 Easy Tips On Overwintering Tender Plants
You don’t need a greenhouse to keep your favorites safe. There are three basic methods for keeping tropicals and tender perennials alive through the winter. Warm, bright surroundings are a safe bet. If your plants struggle due to the lack of bright, natural light, consider supplementing the available light with some type of grow light.... 
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5 Tips On Caring For Houseplants In The Winter

5 Tips On Caring For Houseplants In The Winter
Indoor plants, whether they are year round houseplants or plants you brought inside to over-winter, face several challenges. Want to know how to keep them happy? Adjust your watering routine. Indoor plants need less water during the winter. Keep in mind that different plants have different water needs; that remains as true in winter as... 
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6 January Gardening Tips For Various Climates

6 January Gardening Tips For Various Climates
Whether you’re staying warm indoors and gardening vicariously or you’re outside getting things in order, here are a few more regional gardening tips to help you get through winter. Rework your garden design. Review last year’s garden journal and start a new one for this year by recording your seed/plant orders. Check your stored bulbs... 
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4 Ways To Use A Cold Frame In Your Garden

4 Ways To Use A Cold Frame In Your Garden
A cold frame is a simple structure that utilizes solar energy and insulation to create a microclimate within your garden. Here are some ways to use a cold frame in your garden. Overwintering dormant plants. If you love to use tender or tropical plants in your garden but don’t know what to do with them... 
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16 Best Flower Choices For A Bold Winter Garden

16 Best Flower Choices For A Bold Winter Garden
Brighten gray, drizzly days with the  best cool-season flowers, in case th eclimate of your place allows some. Cool-season flowers bring a splash of color to your garden right when you need it most. Where freezes are infrequent, you can plant cheery pansies, snapdragons, English daisies, calendula, candytuft, cineraria, cyclamen, erica, hellebores, Iceland poppy, nemesia,... 
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3 Hardwood Cutting Methods For Propagation

3 Hardwood Cutting Methods For Propagation
Not every plant is a candidate for the hardwood-cutting method of propagation. The ones that do qualify are mostly deciduous trees or shrubs that go through a period of dormancy before pushing significant new growth. Here are several methods to cut them and get good results. Roll the branches in plastic, place the roll in... 
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3 Intriguing And Bold Bark Types To Enliven A Winter Scene

3 Intriguing And Bold Bark Types To Enliven A Winter Scene
Unusual bark characteristics such as bright color, unusual texture, and sheen can draw the eye in a drab winter landscape. Trees and shrubs that have colorful, exfoliating, or shiny bark can make outstanding additions to the winter landscape. Stem colors range from red to yellow to orange. Coral-bark Japanese maple, Tatarian dogwood, Alleman’s Compact, Bud’s... 
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