Not a fan of winter white? Wish your gardens and landscaping could look as vibrant and interesting throughout the coldest months as they do during prime blooming season?
Good news: they can! And you don’t even need to rely on traditional pine or evergreens to make it happen.
Today we’ve collected six of our popular blog posts that will spark your imagination and get you thinking differently about winter. They include ways to create curb appeal, plants to add to your gardens (yes, plants can bloom during winter, too!) and out-of-the-box ideas for making your yard a lot more fun.
1. Winter Is For The Birds (And That’s Great News!)
When you think of landscaping you almost certainly think of plants, flowers and trees. But there are other ways to invite color and beauty into your yard, and it’s as easy as welcoming wildlife.
There are plenty of winter birds looking for a tasty dinner and a warm home for the winter months. If you learn how to attract our feathered friends, you’ll be rewarded with their bright colors and cheerful songs all winter.
2. Grow Holiday Dinner In Your Edible Winter Garden
Would you be surprised to learn that many edible plants do very well – and even better! – during cold months? From winter greens to ruby red chards, there’s lots of life and color to be had well into winter.
As an added bonus, you can fill your dinner plate and even serve up some tasty garden plants to your holiday guests!
3. Beautiful Landscape Ideas For Winter Privacy
When the blooms fade and trees lose their leaves, a winter landscape can feel barren and cold – literally and figuratively. You may also feel a bit more exposed to the world, as the greenery that kept you shielded from prying eyes fades away.
The good news is there is plenty you can do to create privacy even after most plants and trees have shed their foliage. From manmade structures like fences and gazebos, to natural ones like tall ornamental grasses, see how you can add beauty to your yard this winter, and take back your privacy, too.
4. Winter Landscaping Ideas That Keep The Blahs Away
Don’t resign yourself to watching the color drain from your landscape after the last autumn leaf has fallen. Winter can be a time of intense beauty, if you have the right elements to surround you.
From color to texture, height, depth and motion, there are lots of ways to appreciate winter in a wholly unique way. Explore some ideas and imagine what your space can be!
5. Winter Landscaping Ideas For Stunning Seasonal Curb Appeal
Banish the blah, dispel the dismal, and bring winter in full force to your home! Each season has something special to offer, if you know how to find it. It could be the graceful curl of tree bark, or the gentle swaying of a tall grass, a bright pop of red berry or a dazzling ice sculpture formed by your waterfall.
Let us show you a few ways that you can appreciate and enjoy the joy of the season. Instead of hibernating this winter, it’s time to gaze over the beauty of your landscape and enjoy it.
6. 14 Garden Delights For Winter Landscape Beauty
Sometimes a great winter garden is simply a matter of knowing what plants and blooms will look best during cold months.
Believe it or not, there are plenty of plants, shrubs and even flowers that can weather the chill, in bright colors and interesting textures that are sure to delight your eye. Find out what some of these winter beauties are, and make space for them in your garden.
If you’ve never been a true fan of winter, we hope that some of these ideas have given you something to look forward to. If you’d like to explore ways to bring beauty and interest to your home this season, contact us for a consultation. We want to bring our love of the outdoors right to your own doorstep!