Thursday, January 31, 2013

Create a winter wonderland in your garden

By Katharine Fletcher

Strike a balance between architectural interest and sustenance for wildlife

When snow blankets our gardens, it’s time for the architectural qualities—shapes, colours and textures—of plants to come into their own. Moreover, wildlife must survive outdoors by finding both food and shelter during the season of bitter winds, plunging temperatures, snowstorms, freezing rain—and brilliant sunshine.

What architectural qualities contribute maximum interest to our frozen landscape? And, what plants best serve wildlife?
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Read the full story on the Canadian Gardening website.

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