Winter need never be a dead season, with empty beds awaiting the first shoots of spring. As autumn leaves fall, shrubs and trees reveal vibrant stems, textural bark and filigree silhouettes. Evergreen foliage in all its hues and variegations adds life to the planting. Fragile flowers lace the air with fragrance, a lively contrast to summer's legacy of dried grasses and seedheads. Enjoyed in the open air or through the window, the winter garden has a unique magic, whether the weather is misty and grey or frosty and bright. This books shows you how, with a little thought and clever planting, there can be as much color and interest in the garden in winter as in any other season.Sterndale-Bennett, Jane is the author of 'Horticulture Gardeners Guide Winter Garden ' with ISBN 9781558707894 and ISBN 1558707891.