Enjoy your favorite container plants year after year! From geraniums to fuschia and beyond, many container plants can be overwintered and enjoyed again the next season. This Storey Basics guide offers simple techniques for overwintering a variety of common tender perennial plants, based on what kind of dormancy the plants go through in their native environment. You can easily overwinter most plants with few to no pest problems, simply by giving them the dormancy conditions they need. Includes a plant-by-plant guide for quick reference.
About the Author
For 18 years, Alice and Brian McGowan owned and operated Blue Meadow Farm, a specialty nursery that was well-known for its selection of unusual tender plants. Brian is now the assistant director of horticulture at Wave Hill, and Alice is a freelance garden writer. The couple lives in Hyde Park, New York.