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Winter Gardening Tips from the Squidoo Gardening Club

Today we’re sharing the lenses we received in our most recent Squidoo Gardening Club Quest. They’re all jam-packed with good winter gardening information.

Visit each of them today and you’ll have a greener thumb tomorrow.

PS… One of these terrific lenses will be featured as Lens of the Day on Wednesday January 15th 2014. Stop back then to see which one.

When Winter Rolls In I Consult My Mississippi Gardener's Guide

1. When Winter Rolls In I Consult My Mississippi Gardener’s Guide

I consult my Mississippi Gardeners Guide all year long to make the best use of my garden. Now that the weather is getting cooler in the night some of my potted garden plants were brought into the house. I have about 25 potted plants that are too young and…

My Regular Winter Gardening Routine

2. My Regular Winter Gardening Routine

This is the time of year, when the leaves have all fallen, to think about getting yourself a head start for the next growing season, and to give your garden, or allotment plot the best of preparation, I suggest that firstly you need to think seriously abou…

Orchid Loving Pots

3. Orchid Loving Pots

For years I have been growing orchids and I have always had trouble finding really good orchid pots. Sometimes the pots would be as expensive as the orchid that went inside. But all that has changed, in part, because orchids, once rare and hard to grow, ha…

Winter Landscape Ideas: Adding Interest to the Winter Landscape

4. Winter Landscape Ideas: Adding Interest to the Winter Landscape

Winter Landscaping Ideas and Design Tips: Gardeners in the northern climates need to plan carefully to provide year round interest in their landscaping. After the summer flowers fade and autumn leaves fall, the bare bones of the garden are visible for all…

A Warm Winter Vegetable Appetizer

5. A Warm Winter Vegetable Appetizer

As I’ve said in some of my other Squidoo’s I have Crohn’s Disease. One of the challenges for me is finding foods that I can eat, that my body doesn’t see as something that’s trying to kill me. One of the things that I’ve learn…


6. Snow Garden

A rain forest gathers rain, a snow garden gathers snow. This lens is about the cold, wet and fluffy white stuff which occupies much of the extremities of the world’s northern and southern hemispheres. Because the Earth’s axis is tilted by 23- 1/2…

Winter Gardening with Christmas Trees

7. Winter Gardening with Christmas Trees

With a thick layer of snow on the ground and well below zero temperatures outside, my plants are either asleep or inside. Being a Canadian in Zone 5, means I have limited options for gardening during the winter months without a green house. By the time Chr…

Christmas Fairy Garden

8. Christmas Fairy Garden

Fairy gardens are a hot topic for gardeners and fun to make for adults and children. A miniature garden, just the right size for a fairy, is a delight outside in warmer months. When Christmas comes around, it might be a bit chilly to set- up and tend a tin…

Winter Garden Bed Preparation

9. Winter Garden Bed Preparation

My vegetable garden got to be somewhat of a jungle recently, because the weeding didn’t get done. Grass and weeds took over with a vengeance, so a lot of work needs to be done to prepare the beds for seeds and seedlings. We’ve been working at it…

Virtual Gardening with the Mother Earth News Vegetable Garden Planner

10. Virtual Gardening with the Mother Earth News Vegetable Garden Planner

As I sit typing this blog post, we are in the middle of our third (I think) winter storm this season. Most schools in our area closed early or never opened today, and we are expecting near blizzard conditions tomorrow, so our youngest son is making all kin…

Sweet Memories of Roses

11. Sweet Memories of Roses

Once upon a time – not so long ago – I had this beautiful Rose Garden, covering most part of the grounds around our old little farm house. I had build it up over a long period of time and enjoyed the buying, the nursing and the trimming of roses. The winte…

Winter Flowers in My Garden

12. Winter Flowers in My Garden

It always used to make me feel sad when the summer ended because I knew soon all of my flowers would be gone until spring. Then a few years ago I discovered that I didn’t need to resign myself to spending the winter without beautiful, colorful blooms…

New ULTRA By AeroGarden For Fresh Indoor Healthy Herbs

13. New ULTRA By AeroGarden For Fresh Indoor Healthy Herbs

Enjoy Having Fresh Herbs At Your Fingertips Indoors For All Your Culinary Requirements Year Round Do you use a lot of herbs in your recipes? Do you mostly use fresh herbs grown at home or store bought and have to pay extra for them? How would you like to h…

Winter Garden Tree Ideas

14. Winter Garden Tree Ideas

I live in Nova Scotia, Canada on the East Coast of North America. People get the idea that we are near the Arctic Circle but not so! In fact, NS is half way between the North Pole and the Equator. If you are not familiar with the geography of the area, Nov…

Winter Gardening Can Be Tricky in Central Florida

15. Winter Gardening Can Be Tricky in Central Florida

This hibiscus blossom is an example of what can be seen and enjoyed in the central Florida winter landscape, and is currently blooming in my backyard. Although this week’s weather is not uncommon, it has not been typical winter weather. More normal is…


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  • lynnasafriend

    Winter is my favourite time of year :)

  • gloria freeman

    Lots of great winter gardening tips.

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  • ASMMohiuddin

    nice lens

  • Steve Burgess

    Winter is the season in which you might face a lot of challenges because it brings about many consequences and tough conditions in which you find it really hard to safeguard your existing plants from winter frost. Ensure that your garden is getting adequate heat for its survival of plants.

  • getmoreinfo

    These are great tips for winter gardening, I have a few plants that needed to be brought indoors so that they would not freeze.

  • fptelemedicine

    Really great.. Telemedicine

  • LisaMoretti

    great tips on gardening. thank you for the useful info!

  • VenusPsychic

    thank you for this article!! great !! x from VenusPsychic

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