Plants For Winter Gardening

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You can have a beautiful, colorful winter garden.  There are many plants that you can have blooming in the garden or in containers.

Just know your varieties and you can show off your blooms during this cold festive season.  With family and friends visiting you will impress them with your gardening skills.  The advantage of having some of your plants in containers is that you can move them around and place them where you want, when you want.

I came across an article over on the Gardeners’ World website mentions many plants that you can grow with beautiful colors during the winter season.

Winter is often viewed as bit of an off-season for gardening, with little to do but wait until spring. However, some of the best plants for winter containers look beautiful at this time of year.

If you’re looking to make your container bee-friendly, then you could choose plants that are known to contain good amounts of nectar for bees, like crocus and snowdrops. Sitting in a frost pocket? Try growing robust plants like Hakonechloa macra, Sedum spectabile and Calamagrostis x acutiflora‘Karl Foerster’.

Take a look below at some of our favourite winter plants for pots and containers.

Wintergreen, Gaultheria Procumbens is a naturally festive-looking, neat, low-spreading evergreen with large red berries and reddish-tinged leaves in winter.

Photo Credit: GardenersWorld.com

To read the entire article, go over to GardenersWorld.