A garden is not complete without wildlife.
I hate to cover plants for the winter, but is easier than replacement. For the most part I only cover the ones that are new or that need wet winter protection.
With this Yucca brevifolia I am undecided if I want to cover it or not. It has lived without cover in the past winters, but never grew much, as you can see from the pic.
My big Y. faxoniana is now too big for winter cover.
This year most of my Y. rostratas will not be covered.
My big Yucca brevifolia (Joshua tree) has been too big for winter protection for years now.
This Y. elata and the following will be left out in the wet and cold.
And this is very special too me, this came from seed from John Weiser in Reno NV.
Eriogonum ovalifolium var williamsiae (oval leaf buckwheat) I love these little plants!