When it starts to get cold out, it only seems natural to make sure your pets are indoors and the kids have their scarves. Don’t forget a number outdoor plants can be brought indoors during the colder months to help save them for another season. Here's our guide to overwintering plants (as well as a list of which plants to toss).
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Toss These Plants
Some annuals should not be kept through winter, such as those that don't do well inside or that are easy to find. Here's a list of plants I suggest tossing:
Left: Acanthus Its spiny leaves provide an interesting architectural element in containers. When brought inside Acanthus montanus blooms in midwinter with long-lasting, tall spires of white flowers that fade to dusty rose.