Choosing Plants for Next Spring

Plants and Pests with Nicole

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The winter months are sometimes very difficult for a horticulture enthusiast. There is nothing for us to grow and we can’t go outdoors and do much in our garden beds, so we start to get a bit of cabin fever. However, there is always something to do in January for our gardens because the plant catalogs have begun to arrive. Hooray! We can start planning our gardens for the next season. A great listing of plants to utilize in your garden would include the All American Selections and the Perennial Plant of the Year.

The All American Selection (AAS) group is “the only non-profit plant trialing organization in North America” according to their website. This is a selection organization that is unbiased because all proceeds go into the trials and promoting all AAS winners. Each year the group selects many different judges and judging sites. These judges are professional horticulturists…

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2 Responses to Choosing Plants for Next Spring

  1. Oddment says:

    That photo is like looking out the window! It’s a good thing gardeners can see through the snow.

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  2. Grandma Kc says:

    Boy does that picture make me cold!

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