THE COLD SEASON
During the cold season, most gardening activities come to a standstill. For beneficial animals such as birds, hedgehogs and squirrels, however, the garden is an important retreat during this time: faded perennials provide shelter for smaller insects and garden birds suc… h as the bullfinch are happy to receive seeds; piles of leaves and brushwood serve as living quarters for hedgehogs. Balconies can be stocked with hardy, colorful plants for enjoyment. Winter is also the time of year when we focus more on our houseplants. But what should houseplant care look like in winter? How can we support our beneficial insects in winter? And which plants are suitable for the balcony in winter? We answer these and many other questions here on our advice pages.