Thawing winter and the spring rains soak the ground, and rivers flood into the lowlands. Low-slung corners in the garden can become muddy or even flooded, sometimes unworkable until late in the growing season. How do you deal with standing water in your garden?
If you’re among the many who have decided to start a backyard garden this year, you’ll need a small cache of tools to break ground. We give you a rundown of the essentials.
A mini-meadow is essentially an area that gardeners have restored to the charge of nature. In these small plots, woodland violets, spring beauties, daisy fleabanes, and dandelions take precedence over Kentucky bluegrass and Zoysia. And for good reason.
There’s a right way to do everything. When it comes to lawn fertilizer, the right way consists of a simple, straightforward set of guidelines anyone can master.
Piet Oudulf is famous. One might say he is to landscape design what Mick Jagger is to rock n’ roll. His plant combinations are dynamic, breathtaking, and playful. We'll tell you how he does it! (Photo: Esther Westerveld)
With countless followers and a relaxed approach to gardening, American horticulturist Felder Rushing is changing the way people garden. You'll enjoy learning a thing or two from his carefree approach to green living! (Photo: Natalie Maynor/Flickr)
Investing a little time in winter garden preparations helps ensure your garden can provide a healthy home for your crops come spring.
You probably have some hydrogen peroxide in your medicine cabinet for minor cuts, but you can use it to control pests and boost plant growth, as well.
Don’t throw your coffee grounds into the trash bin; their use extends far beyond your coffee cup. The truth is, you can use those coffee grounds in your garden. They…
Dry creek beds, also called dry stream beds, are trenches or gullies that are typically lined with stones. Different kinds of plants line the edges, mimicking the look of natural…