January is a good time to examine our stash of garden stuff. Voluntary cutbacks can earn big points with others in a pot-bound household. You may even avoid the fracas that can develop when garden abundance presses in on those suffering cabin fever.
If any of the following true scenarios strike home, it's time to spend a weekend consolidating, trimming, and sacrificing. You can do it. Remember, you started with just one each of that canna, and a 4-inch potted bay tree…
Below: No, this isn't C's childhood home with dining room only on the floor. Nor is it J.M.'s porch. These are pictures of normal winter operations at the enchanting nursery called Glasshouse Works in Stewart, southeastern Ohio. Retail sales on site and on-line.) It's just consolation for gardeners guilty of putting the squeeze on humans' winter space -- the pros are as guilty as hobbyists in this practice.
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