Herbs in Winter: Saving Rosemary through the winter

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Herbs in Winter

By bitbit
February 16, 2014

Herbs can be a important part of your winter garden, lending plenty of flavor to the dishes you make with your winter veggies.

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Name: Susan
Keenesburg, Colorado (Zone 5a)
Feb 23, 2014 9:00 AM CST
Hi everyone,

Oh I so identify with the post title: "Zone Envy"! I'm in Denver, CO and for the last several years I've tried to dig up my rosemary and keep it in a sunny window for the winter. But the lack of humidity caused the branches to dry out around January/ and no amount of water was helpful.

So this fall in one last desperate attempt to salvage my gorgeous plant, I dug it up, put it in a pot then using bamboo stakes, WRAPPED IT IN SARAN WRAP!!. OMG you should see it, it provided just the right amount of humidity and it looks terrific.

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