How to Winterize Tropical Plants in a Northern Environment?

Answer If you live in a northern environment, adding tropical plants to your landscaping and lawn areas helps give a Caribbean look to your yard. These types of plants don't fare well during the winter mo... Read More »

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When is it safe to put tropical plants outside in northern Michigan?

The average last frost date for northern Michigan ranges from June 29 to July 5, according to the USDA, after which it is safe to put out tropical plants. However, check your local forecast for at ... Read More »

How do I winterize garden plants?

Clean the GardenRemove dead plants or weeds from the garden with a small garden shovel. Cut off dead stems or leaves. Remove the plants that show signs of disease. Cut your perennials back so they ... Read More »

How do I winterize hibiscus plants?

Tropical HibiscusMove tropical hibiscus indoors for the winter. Pot in a mix of two parts peat moss, two parts soil and one part vermiculite. They don't like sudden changes, so, the University of ... Read More »

How do i winterize rosemary plants?

Garden BedsWinterize rosemary plants by adding a thick layer of soft mulch, such as bark, around the base of rosemary plants in the garden. Rosemary is hardy and able to withstand frost; however, s... Read More »