Category Archives: Winter

Plowed Snow Damages Plants

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Winter is hard enough on plants with all the freezing and thawing, and subzero weather, but we also have to make sure, when we design a garden, that our plants will be out of the way of the snow plow. … Continue reading

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Winter – A Time to See Garden’s Architecture

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Those of you who live in the northern hemisphere, experience a winter season pared to its bare essentials. And it is by no means all bad news. In this reduced landscape you have the advantage of seeing your garden with … Continue reading

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Garden is asleep

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Outside A light coating of snow reveals an intricate pattern on the old dry stone wall  and Abies Concolor’s blue evergreen branches. This is the season of pattern. The colors outside are muted gray, blue, straw and dull red. The … Continue reading

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It’s been a battle all week for spring to take its rightful place, but winter will not back down. Here in upstate New York this is the norm. What was unusual was the 10 days in early March of 70 … Continue reading

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The Still Ecstasy of Winter

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Each year when winter passes and the long awaited spring arrives I quickly forget how beautiful winter was. I have noticed that the only things I remember about the longest season are the things I dislike and, apparently, I am … Continue reading

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