Love-in-a-mist is a charming, old-fashioned flower that blooms white, pink, purple, and – quite famously – blue in spring and early summer. Here’s how to grow them.
Certain plants have always been associated with good fortune. Here are a few that just might bring your home some luck this year.
If you have a garden, now’s the moment to rethink your outdoor space with the same decorative attention you give your living room.
Blistering temperatures above typical summer averages drive us indoors – into the comfort of our homes. But what about the plants in our gardens?
The ancient Greeks used lavender to fight insomnia and back aches. Mary is said to have washed the feet of Jesus with lavender ointment. Here’s how to grow lavender in your backyard.
The flowers of late summer and autumn are particularly gorgeous. Here are seven flowers to plant in your summer garden.
In nature’s magnificent show, the morning glory undergoes costume changes like no other floral diva. With normal fluctuations in pH levels, its petals will shift color from blue to pink, and sometimes red in the course of a single day. Morning glories are annual climbers with slender, curling stems, lush, green, heart-shaped leaves, and trumpet […]
With more than 600 species in the Aster genus, you have a galaxy from which to choose the precise variety for your garden. Here’s how you grow these lovely flowers from seed.
A backyard submitted to weeds and wildflowers makes more practical sense than a manicured lawn. Here are seven reasons why.
You can use a wide variety of legumes, grasses, and herbs as cover crops, but for sheer versatility, borage is probably among the best.