Now that winter is here, and there are no more showy flowers or fall foliage, you can really start to see other ornamental aspects of plants. You can appreciate how woody and evergreen trees and shrubs provide form and texture throughout the winter. If you look a bit more closely, you can also appreciate the beauty and variety of bark. When I think of plants that provide “four seasons of interest”, it is those with interesting bark (or berries, but I’ll focus on bark this time) that shine in the winter landscape. Here are a few of my favorite options.