Save money by planting flower seeds directly in the garden

Zinnia and marigolds are traditional favorites often started from seeds planted directly in the garden. These…

Boost the beauty of spring flowering shrubs

Bring your overgrown lilacs, forsythia, mock orange, pieris and other spring flowering shrubs down to size…

Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Limited outdoor growing space or cold winters may have you missing fresh homegrown vegetables. Make this…

Managing gnats on houseplants

They flit across your face, hover near your houseplants, or gather by the window. Fortunately, these…

Delight friends and family with Winter-Blooming Bulbs

Give a holiday gift that is guaranteed to bring joy and feelings of well-being. Research by…

Enjoy the Beauty and Science Behind Fall Color

The brilliant fall color in our landscapes is a magical transformation that happens each year.  And…

Put Kitchen Scraps and Landscape Trimmings to Work in the Garden

Convert landscape and garden trimmings into valuable compost. Incorporate this soil amendment into garden soil to…

Designing Gardens for Year-Round Color and Protecting Your Investment

Create a colorful year-round garden filled with flowers, greenery, colorful fruit, fall color, winter interest and…

Create Your Own Backyard Paradise

You don’t need a plane ticket, tank full of gas or train ride to enjoy a…

Summer harvest and care of raspberries

Easy care raspberries are high in fiber and Vitamin C, making them a healthy snack as…

Still time to plant vegetables

Now is the time to plan and plant vegetables for a bountiful fall harvest. Planting now…

Manage mosquitoes to better enjoy your outdoor space

Dine, play, and enjoy your outdoor spaces more than ever this year by managing annoying and…

Garden-fresh vegetables help fight cancer

Cancer prevention starts on your dinner plate; actually, it starts in the garden. Growing your own…

Create a garden anywhere with straw bale gardening

Add productive garden space and raise your planting bed with straw bale gardening. This technique allows…