With a large portion of the country suffering freezing temperatures, it only seems natural to make sure your pets are indoors and the kids have their scarves. In the chaos of a New Year, 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).
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.