How to prepare your garden for winter

Here in North Carolina, it does n't look too much like winter, yet. But it's time! We have passed the first day of frost  (October 14 ) and we know that  temperatures can drop overnight, without warning. Our first task - Pull out any annuals such as zinnias and trim and clean up remaining perennials. Next-Place … Continue reading How to prepare your garden for winter

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Remembering beautiful gardens from 2016-Magnificent Montrose

Montrose Gardens in Hillsborough, October 2016 I'm not usually a tropical garden person, but it would be impossible not to love Nancy Goodwin's magnificent, lush tropical garden at Montrose. There was a profusion of perennials and annuals all merging and blending with each other giving the illusion of wildness. However, the mixture of textures, colors and … Continue reading Remembering beautiful gardens from 2016-Magnificent Montrose