Quick Guide to Winter Garden Care
Check out 11 simple tasks to keep your lawn and garden flourishing into winter.
Hardy plants in 24-inch containers provide color through fall, and even into winter. In cold climates, consider plastic pots with a faux terra-cotta finish -- they're lightweight and won't crack in freezing weather. Fill with potting soil and a couple handfuls of controlled-release fertilizer.
Start with a shrub or some other tall accent plant transplanted from a 2- or 5-gallon nursery can. Add annuals or perennials from 4-inch pots or 1-gallon cans, pairing plants with contrasting colors and textures.