You Bet Your Garden

Do you feel that chill? So do your plants!

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March 10, 2012 — Growers rejoice: the soil will soon unfreeze! Mike McGrath discusses which plants can be moved around easily in the spring and why winter moves are bad idea. Plus answers to all your growing questions.

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Question of the Week

Hi! I’m writing to you in January, but we’re moving ten miles away in March and I want to take some of my plants. (I have lots of hostas, sage and lavender, black eyed Susan, ornamental grasses, and bee balm.) I am generally comfortable moving plants around; but as I write this, we have five inches of snow, and I know the ground might still be frozen on moving day. What, if anything, can I move at this time of year? And how the heck do I do it? Thanks! Get the answer »

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