Wondering About Winter Let red twig dogwood brighten up those months With autumn’s arrival, it’s easy for gardeners to feel a little melancholy. Many of our favorite summer plants have withdrawn for the year, and every morning is a little chillier than the last. One thing is certain; winter is just around the corner. But that doesn't need to signal a long, dry spell for your inner gardener. Winter is full of garden wonders all its own.