For individuals recovering from serious illnesses, gardens can provide hope and inspiration.
The good gardener knows that not all insects are pests. In fact, you can use a great many bugs as an effective means to control pests.
If you have a fireplace or a wood-burning stove, then you know about shovelling out ashes. If you’re into recycling, you’ll want a better way to get rid of those ashes than a trash bag.
Depending on where you live, you may have wrens chirping overhead, goldfinches swooping from plant to plant, or mourning doves cooing in the grass.
You can do your part to save water while still achieving a beautiful yard with xeriscaping.
The core principle behind companion planting is to grow two or more kinds of plants together with the hope of yielding mutual benefits.
Throughout history, people have prized roses for their vibrant color, their delicate appearance, and their unmistakable, sweet, honeyed scent.
Rain gardens slow down rainwater, allowing it to soak into the ground rather than flow into a sewer or nearby creek, where the debris could eventually clog the waterways.
Overflowing with color and sweet scent, window boxes are a legacy from a time when people built their homes on the edge of the street.
Trees are our lifeline to cleaner air and a healthier environment. They provide shade, protect us from the wind, and clean the air by trapping dust, pollen, and other pollutants. We'll show you how to plant one in your garden.