What Keeps a Gardner Busy in Winter By Dan Gill • Dec 28, 2013 TweetShareGoogle+Email An elephant ear wet with winter rain. Credit praline3001 / Flickr Winter is not necessarily a time of rest for southeast Louisiana gardeners, even though our lawns, trees, and shrubs are dormant and we get plenty of rain. Listen Listening... / 4:10 Tags: wintergardeningTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Winter Garden Chores By Dan Gill • Dec 15, 2012 Mike Carroll / Flickr While the pace of things in the garden is slow, it's a good time to clean-up and repair tools and tuck plants in for cooler, wetter weather. Listen Listening... / 4:10 Dan Gill offers a winter gardening to-do list.