Tag: dormancy

Dormancy And Defoliation Are Advantageous

UNITED STATES—Many plants are deciduous in autumn and winter, which means that they defoliate or die back, and then refoliate or regenerate in spring....

Many Perennials Want Seasonal Grooming

UNITED STATES—Here on the west coast, autumn and winter weather is so mild that the native coral bells are already starting to develop new...

Spring Bulbs Begin In Autumn

UNITED STATES—Narcissus, daffodil, grape hyacinth and early blooming bearded iris are some of the earliest, and probably the easiest of spring bulbs, although bearded...

Gardening Is Slower In Autumn

UNITED STATES—Even without significant cool weather, the garden knows that it is now autumn. Most of the late summer blooming flowers are finishing their...
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