How to - Techniques
Protect your plants over the winter
From tender perennials to delicate shrubs, keep all your plants safe until spring
Troubleshooting tips for overwintering plants
Whether you've got leaf drop or leggy growth, tips and tricks to keep your plants healthy over winter.
Problem: Weak, leggy plants
Cause: Lack of sunlight
Solution: Find a sunny spot by a window, away from forced air vents. Pinch back to two healthy leaves to increase fullness. See if you can determine what's ailing your plants.
There are several things you can do to give your wisteria the best chance of survival. The first—and most important—step is to provide a good supply of water during the fall. Dry soil harms roots and causes stress; water will transport nutrients from the soil, increasing the plant’s stored energy. Read what you should do next.
- Page 1: Overwintering tips, tender perennials and succulents
- Page 2: Mulch, protect and save
- Page 3: Troubleshooting tips and winter-proofing wysteria