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Now’s the time to give garden a rest

resting garden If plants can not grow properly in these winters then they must be protected by a survival strategy called dormancy.

It is advised strictly not to use fertilizing plants with nitrogen because plants also need a rest. Winter frost can damage the shoots, and the plant would die. Hence there is no point in providing plant with fertilizers as they can have stored carbohydrates to maintain low- level respiration during dormancy.

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