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,…
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.
With a little planning, you can grow a range of fragrant plants, hardy or delicate, to transform your garden into a sweet-smelling paradise.
While decline in the numbers of whales, wolves, and tigers is cause for worry, we should not forget that bee populations are also dwindling
Gardening won’t address all our problems, but working with plants is a well-known stress reliever.
You can use stem cuttings to create more forsythia plants. Here's how.