Overwinted Rosemary - how will it look in spring?
Or more specifically, how should it look in spring if it is still *alive*? I tried over-wintering one of mine outside this year. I figured if my boyfriend's father can overwinter a fig tree in Ontario outside, I could manage to get a rosemary to survive on the edge of zone 7.
I mulched the rosemary with leaves, up fairly high, and surrounded it with chicken wire and burlap to protect from the wind. It looks, well, dead. Is rosemary like sage and looks dead at the end of winter, but puts out new growth as soon as it warms up? Or should it have some greenness to it now? Sigh. I don't know why I thought I'd be as skilled as an old-world gardener with years and years of experience.