December In The Garden

Debbie Odom
Ah, the holidays....When people's thoughts turn to lights, gift giving and that guy in the red suit.  But in all the hustle and bustle, don't forget you have some pretty special plants in your garden that may need your attention.

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Preparing Your Camellias For Winter Season

Debbie Odom
Preparing your camellias and other plants for the winter season can be a lot like your automobile. We want to check the antifreeze, test the battery and be sure of the oil type for winter seasons. In northern climates people may put a light bulb near the battery to keep it from freezing or park the car in a slightly heated garage. Oh, about the plants.

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Color Your Garden Happy!

Debbie Odom
t's no secret that winter can be a difficult season, especially if you don't like cold weather.  Not much blooms during this time but some cold hardy bedding plants.  But if you live in the milder climates of zone 8 and 9, winter can be much more than a dreary day for staying inside looking at the pansies in your planters.   If you have have Camellias in  your garden, it can drastically improve your winter outlook with flowers that call you out of your cozy warm cocoon

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