Early Winter: What to do when it's snowy but not frozen

These ensemble editions of our What's Up! and Grow newsletters were written for Early Winter. They address what people see in Early Winter as well as what they could be doing then to have a more beautiful, productive, easy-care garden.

  • Early winter is when there's been snow but the ground is not yet frozen
  • In most places in North America, that's Mid-December to early January

What's Coming Up 19: Mushrooms, toxic plants, pets, weeds, mulberry

What's Coming Up 20: Boots, annuals fail, late bulb planting, Egyptian gardens, kids

What's Coming Up 21: Not here yet!
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What's Coming Up 22: Not here yet!
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What's Coming Up 72: Witchhazel, holly miner, conifers, salt damage, cold

What's Coming Up 73: Best of the year peonies, apples, terriers, hydrangeas

What's Coming Up 74: Year's best, part 2: Cold, plants, and much more

What's Coming Up 75: Landscape renovation, kalanchoe, amaryllis, hawks

What's Coming Up
123 and 124: Not here yet!
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What's Coming Up 125: Feed birds, watering pots

What's Coming Up 126: Scale insects, fig, garden zones, fireplace ash

What's Coming Up 127: Indoor light, houseplant watering, pruning, tools

What's Coming Up 167: Clip redtwig, live Christmas tree, drainage, shadow play

What's Coming Up 168: Watering, permeable paving, lawn seed

What's Coming Up 169: Holly pruning, plant sex, bottom heat

What's Coming Up 192: Small tree bare circle, gifts, tools, cold jade poinsettia

What's Coming Up 193: Mantis Claus

What's Coming Up 194: Quotations sampler


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Growing Concerns 179-181: Waiting in line to be posted to this site
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Growing Concerns 231-234: Waiting in line to be posted to this site
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Growing Concerns 283-284: Waiting in line to be posted to this site
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Growing Concerns 335, 337, 338:
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Growing Concerns 388-391:
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Growing Concerns 494: Male-female bushes

Growing Concerns 495: Orange tree, male, female, tree, poinsettia

Growing Concerns 496: Split big grass, dwarf Alberta spruce

Growing Concerns 497: Fig, bugs, forecast

Growing Concerns 545: Hibiscus, redbud, winter

Growing Concerns 546: Poinsettia, poison, advice

Growing Concerns 547: Facts, techniques, tips

Growing Concerns 548: Plant forced bulbs outside

Growing Concerns 549: Rhododendron care

Growing Concerns 596: Kindness can kill Jade

Growing Concerns 597: African violets, houseplants dislike drafts

Growing Concerns 598: Boston fern

Growing Concerns 599: New Year's advice

Growing Concerns 600: Plant choices, dryer vent, part sun

Growing Concerns 646: Waiting in line to be posted to this site

Growing Concerns 647: Plant under spruces, atop a stump, wetland trees, lemons, squashed grasses, tree brokers

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Growing Concerns 698-702:
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Growing Concerns 750: Waiting in line to be posted to this site
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