new rooftop winter garden

mawdukes(zone 5)October 7, 2008

I'm a new gardener in Chicago...I'm planning a winter, rooftop garden but am not sure what to plant or if it is too late to plant seeds...HELP!!! Where do I start? Is it too late?

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tsugajunkie z5 SE WI

Well...now it's too late.

tj

    Bookmark   November 26, 2008 at 8:58PM
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wendy2shoes

You could try wintersowing. Go to the Winter Sowing forum here at G'web, or at wintersown.org. You can grow plants over the spring and summer that will provide winter interest (i.e. ornamental grasses,sedums), and food/habitat (e.g. echinacea), for birds if you are interested in attracting them.

    Bookmark   December 1, 2008 at 12:04PM
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