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Winter

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Tips to ensure your garden has a peaceful winter sleep with the help from three essential books from Timber Press, you can treat your garden to a restful winter slumber, and it will awaken healthy and fresh for a new season.
What's the difference between hardwoods and softwoods, anyway? It's not just their density; tree species are actually categorized by how they reproduce. 
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Frances Palmer, a member of our advisory board and an avid gardener, takes a short trip to Scotland and shares with us some of her photos and garden discoveries.
A tour of the Paris parks as told in Winter in Paris, where the hand-trimmed trees and clipped hedges that populate the winter parks give the blooms of the summer competition with their quiet beauty and sculptural bare-lines of winter. If a trip to Paris isn’t in your near future, this photo tour is certainly the next best thing.
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The story and photographs of one reader's winter garden in Petaluma, California.
A stunning late-season garden in a valley of the Appalachian Mountains, in North Carolina, has profuse plantings of dahlias, asters, salvia, and more. 
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Ornamental kales and cabbages are ubiquitous winter foliage plants, with leaves that turn colors after a couple of frosts. 
Now is the time to get forced bulbs ready—we show you how! Plus: How a gin cocktail keeps paperwhites short and manageable.
Snowdrop fanatic David L. Culp—he has the second-largest collection in the country!—talks about this winter-blooming bulb, saying that "Anything that blooms against the odds has a place in my heart." Plus: His favorite plant pairings for the Giant Snowdrop.
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A beautiful and necessary occurrence in the garden, Jack Frost transforms gardens into a glittery scene of ice and sleep while never being certain when the curtain will rise. From old wives tales to the Farmer’s Almanac, which are the best clues as to when the star of the winter months will make his first appearance?
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