Oh No! It's the Off Season!

It's late November, and it is the gardening off season for most of the United States. This is when the extreme southern parts of the country get a break for the heat and maybe they can grow some crops that the rest of us grow in summer. 

For the majority of us, it's cold and dark. The trees are bare and very little grows... although lawn weeds tend to keep going, much to our dismay.

What's a gardener to do?

Here are some ideas that...

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Ornamental Vegetables

We mostly grow vegetables to eat, but did you know you can grow certain vegetables for their looks?

Ornamental vegetables provide color to containers and landscape. In the northern United States, we really can't grow flowers in winter because of the freezing temperatures. Some vegetables can tolerate the cold well,and growers have developed beautiful varieties to be enjoyed in fall and winter.

Let's look at some common winter ornamental...

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