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How to Grow a Winter Garden

There’s nothing quite as exciting as the arrival of winter. Cheery winter flowers, fall-focused yummy treats, delicious produce, and hot chocolate can make a day more exciting.

But when growing a winter garden, things can get a little tricky.

As the temperatures drop, it’s time to protect your crops and plants from the cold and plant certain plant species that are cold-hardy and winter resilient.

We have some tips for you if you’re looking forward to growing a winter garden this season! From lush evergreen trees to winter vegetables, here is how to grow a winter garden.

Winter Vegetables

Growing vegetables and harvesting your food isn’t just a gratifying experience but also makes for inexpensive eating. You can plant several delicious and juicy vegetables during the fall and winter.

Here are some top vegetables to plant before the season's first frost.

Asparagus: Asparagus is one of those rare plants that can survive through multiple winters and remain fresh. This plant will emerge out of the ground during the spring season when the weather is still a little chilly.

Mustard Greens: Mustard greens are an excellent choice for delectable salads or heart-warming soups. You can plant this leafy vegetable in the fall and last through the entire frost season.

Peas: Peas are a wonderful nutrient-rich vegetable that can be added to vegetable broths, salads, or a simple pasta dish. Pea plants can easily withstand freezing temperatures and can be a blissful addition to your winter garden.

Winter Flowers

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Winter months can be very dreary, and it’s important to have a cheerful component to make your days seem a little brighter.

This is why you need colorful winter flowers to add color to your life.

We recommend growing the following winter flowers.

Hellebores: These saucer-shaped flowers come in colors like white, pink, and maroon.

Cyclamens: Cyclamens can be mass planted in your garden and add a dose of life to any boring-looking outdoor space.

Camellias: These wonderful flowering shrubs are very easy to care for and can be incorporated into your home’s landscape design to enhance the overall aesthetic.

Evergreen Trees

Having a low-maintenance garden means minimal time spent outdoors, minimal maintenance, and minimal effort. This is why every garden requires evergreen trees.

Evergreen trees can grow very large and be used as effective privacy screens and barriers in your outdoor space.

Here are some evergreen trees you should consider adding to your garden.

  • Thuja green giants
  • Conifers
  • Olive trees

If you’re searching for healthy and robust evergreen trees online, your search ends here.

At Thuja Gardens, we have a wide variety of well-rooted and disease-resistant trees that can make a statement in your garden.

We grow a range of trees, including the Japanese Stewartia, Virginian arborvitae, the American pillar, thuja green giants, and more.

Drop us a message today to place your orders now.

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