Posted 26th Jan 2018
While we love our gardens, they will often appear dull during the winter months
This is because our plants will not produce or add any colour to our winter garden during the cold months. However, there is a way around this, as the experts at gardenbenches.com explain - it's all down to the plants you have. You'll soon see some can produce pretty berries and flowers, and make a great addition to any garden.
However, this is not all you can do. Alternatively, why not choose plants that are brightly coloured and have gorgeous stems and foliage?
Organising your garden during winter
Creating an attractive winter garden will require a significant deal of organisation. While your garden in the autumn, summer and spring can just focus on foliage and flowers, it will be a different story in winter – then, it will require suitable structure allowing it to remain captivating and attractive.
Examine the plants you'd like during the spring and ensure you go through all those that will give some excellent colour. Shrubs are fantastic when it comes to providing a glow in your garden - you'll find they produce beautiful berries - there will also be trees with a tremendous bark colour, particularly when they don't have leaves.
Ornament shrubs and trees will look awesome in your winter garden. They'll be a particularly wise investment, as they'll add to the value of your property too. They'll also help our garden friends, as birds love berries - you'll then get their pleasant songs, and the added benefit of their colours to your garden.
Ornamental grasses could be another option. Choose ones with a long, slim stalk. These plants offer some movement in your garden by swaying in the wind, and let these grasses grow during the winter. Remember to remove them as spring approaches to allow new ornamental herbs to grow, thus making them healthier and stronger.
Tips and image courtesy of Garden Benches