A: It may be surprising to some but it is fine to plant in the winter as long as you can get through the ground. Since most of the plants are dormant they will focus on root development instead of leaf/flower production.
New Mexico Privet (Forestiera neomexicana) - Zone 4-9
The New Mexico Privet is a versatile tree that is a great addition to any yard. The multiple trunks can be cleaned up into a tree, shaped into a hedge, or allowed to grow naturally for a summer privacy screen.
Q: What kind of landscaping can be done during the winter?
A: Winter is a great time to do hardscaping (i.e. gravel, moss rock borders, flagstone steps, and patios etc.) It is also a good time to mulch/bark flower beds as long as there is no snow on the ground.
Jimsonweed (Sacred Datura; Datura wrightii) - Zone 5-8
Jimsonweed is a unique plant since the flowers open in the evening and close in the mornings (although you may find a few open flowers during the day). Captivating large white (with a hint of purple) trumpet-shaped...
Forsythia and lilac bushes are some of the more common plants that should not be pruned in the fall. They both form flowers on the woody growth from the previous year - if you prune them in the fall you...