These Peaceful Gardens Show the Beauty in Winter Bareness (12 photos)
4. Delicate details in Nebraska.Even on a small scale, planting vignettes from winter gardens can be stunningly beautiful. In this Midwestern garden, the dried seed heads of Joe Pye weed (Eupatorium purpureum), a North American native perennial, were left on the plant after the seeds were released. Covered in frost, the empty seed heads look like lace against a dark evergreen backdrop, providing yet another reason to leave perennials unclipped over winter.