Regional Gardening Guide - Zone 3-4
February 1 to February 28-- Discover what you should be doing right now. Our experts share gardening advice, techniques, news, and ideas to make your garden the best ever.
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Lisa Colburn is a crazy gardener, great cook and author of The Maine Garden Journal.
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1.) It’s time to plan for your best garden yet.
1. Winter is the perfect time to re-evaluate your garden successes and failures.
2.) Who needs flowers when you can have colorful leaves?
2. These foliage plants add lots of color to the garden:
3.) Winter temperatures assist some plants in breaking dormancy.
3. Get an early start in the garden with winter sown seeds.
4.) Hydrangeas are cold-hardy flowering marvels.
4. Perennial fruit will produce for years.
5.) It’s time to start some seeds indoors.
5. Start these vegetables from seed now.
LeeksLeeks are closely related to onions but have a sweeter, creamier, more delicate flavor. Prized by cooks as a flavoring for dishes of all types. Many cultivars are extremely hardy and will tolerate bel