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a hard frost I will go out and cut back my plants in my garden
however some plants I leave because they will provide interest
through out the winter months.
Fountain grass in winter
The dried ornamental grass
plumes as they add not only interest but also movement in the
garden. I also find that the seed heads from the
autumn joy sedum. Black-eyed Susan’s and the dried
hydrangea flowers look eye appealing during the winter season.
Dried Hydrangea Flowers in in late fall
What I usually
do is leave these garden plants alone throughout the winter months
and then cut them back in early spring.
After a hard frost after I clean up the garden (cut back all other plants) I will
apply a layer of cypress mulch around the stems of the plants that I am leaving for winter interest. This year I am using Scotts
nature scapes mulch
in the color of red for winter because it is a nice contrast.
Here is a YouTube video that will show you how beautiful grasses look in winter.