Shrubs for spring

Spring is here again, although it doesn’t look like it still, what with a wintry spell still lingering in some parts of the Northern Hemisphere. Nonetheless, for gardeners, this is the time to start getting their hands dirty again in…
Winter protection for shrubs and plants

Harsh winters often take their toll on many tender plants. Frost is the main killer, but constant exposure to sub-zero temperatures can also damage all but the hardiest of plants. However, the gardener can do some things to help them…
Winter Aconite and other blooms for March

In temperate countries in the northern hemisphere, March is that time of the year when spring rouses from the slumber of winter, but it’s still not quite the time when you can predict the weather at all. In fact, you…
Simple frost protection measures

Plants are location specific when it comes to climate tolerance. Although there are plants that will thrive in many weather or climate conditions (up to a certain degree), most plants cannot survive outside of their native climate zones. And then…