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By: Garden Design

If you’re looking for late fall & winter garden inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. Get design tips that will help make your landscape look great all year long, no matter the season! Plus, you’ll find help on getting a head start on holiday shopping and plants to pre-order for spring.

Winter Garden: Toughness, Color & Texture

“A winter garden is about light as much as it is about plants,” says Adrian Bloom—horticulturist and garden designer at one of the most famous gardens in the world. Bloom shares some of his insights into creating the perfect winter garden. Discover design principles that can be applied in any zone or region.

Basic Design Principles & Styles for Garden Beds

Learn about designing garden borders and island beds with the basics: types, styles, and general principles of plant placement for each. Your neighbors will think you hired a pro!

Giveaway: Weeder Glove Spa Gift Set

Need a new (pretty) pair of gloves? We’re giving away Weeder Glove Spa Gift Sets from Womanswork to 3 lucky newsletter readers! To enter to win, simply share this newsletter with a friend by clicking here. That’s it! We’ll notify the winners on Monday.

These fitted gloves in the Garden of Paradise print are dipped in clear nitrile on the palms and fingertips for essential waterproof coating. You’ll also get the soap which not only smells great, but your hands will love the shea butter, cocoa butter, olive oil, and apricot seed combination. Give as a gift or spoil yourself now by ordering here.

Wildflower Meadow

One designer’s dream job: to return a long-neglected Pennsylvania property to its rural and rustic past. See how this was done with seasonally changing sustainable meadows that immerse the residents in nature.

Plan Ahead: Pre-Order Native Plants for Spring

If the garden above has you swooning to add more natives to your landscape, we’ve got you covered. Although it may be too late for some of you to add plants to your garden this year, it’s never too late for any of us to plan ahead. So get ready to make some planting plans with native plants from Proven Winners—many are available for pre-order for spring delivery.

Holiday Gifts & Decorations

Holiday shopping and celebrating are looking a bit different this year. If you’re not able to venture out to find the perfect gifts or decorations, check out these holiday shopping guides for items that can be purchased from the comfort of your own home (or garden):