Winter Flower Garden

Although winter skies may be overcast and gray, a number of annuals, bulbs and perennials that bloom this time of year will promote a sunny attitude, at least when you step into your garden. However,...

Winter Flower Beds

In Los Angeles, the selection of flowering plants for winter gardens will provide long-lasting color until warmer days arrive in the spring. With adequate pre-planting fertilization, winter-blooming ...

Ornamental Winter Berries

The approach of winter stimulates an interest in botanical appendages that would merit little attention in warmer seasons. At this time of year, just because most plants have ceased flowering does no...

Cold Weather Gardening

Even in subtropical Los Angeles, there is a down time for plants. Despite balmy late-November weather, the shortened days and colder nights signal to plants that dormancy is at hand. For the next eig...

Guilt Free Winter Gardens

Gardeners may take more delight in winter than in spring. Spring is a time of running back and forth, of hectic weekends at the nursery, of frenzied planning and planting, as you determine that this ...

Glorious Ornamental Kale

If you want to see constant color in your garden during the remainder of the fall and throughout the winter, consider planting ornamental cabbage and ornamental kale. Unlike pansies (prone to fungi t...