This post was originally published on 2/7/18. It has been updated 2/2/24.
In most of the country, winter is a “downtime” in the garden. During those months, you have time to consider what you want to add or change in your garden. I always start with a piece of paper and a rough drawing of my yard. It’s never to scale but it helps me plan what projects I’m doing this year. Are you adding new flowers? Growing vegetables or making a raised bed? Removing a bush that was a mistake? Adding to the shrubs or trees that form your basic landscape? Winter is the time to dream and plan.Read More