Winter Gardening for Kids
Summer isn't the only time to inspire children with garden activities. Dr. Leonard Perry, extension professor at the University of Vermont, offers thirteen great ideas for indoor winter gardening projects for your family or youth group at www.pss.uvm.edu/ppp/articles/wintrfun.htm.
The Garden in Winter
Some gardeners want the winter respite, while others revel in the gardening possibilities. The Garden in Winter, by Rosemary Verey (Timber Press, 1995; $25), offers ideas for maximizing winter effect by using space, structure, and pattern in the garden design. Although English, Verey suggests colorful plants for American gardeners to enjoy during the winter, as well as ideas for winter projects.