Mother Nature has a planting timetable all her own. It's triggered by heat and varies from year to year. Here are 4 tips on recognizing the Indicator Plants that act as sentinels for the seasonal plants and insects that follow.
It may be myth or it may be true but some say plants and animals can predict weather, preserve health and protect against pain. Magical powers or not, colorful, fragrant houseplants are sure to bring a little sunshine and joy into your winter's day.
Dormant pruning makes good sense, but it's key to know which projects you can tackle yourself and when to call in the pros.
Here are 5 tips for decorating the house with cut greens and for selecting the perfect Christmas tree, as well as a bit of holiday history.
The bulbs you plant in fall reap a profusion of color come early spring. Here are five tricks guaranteed to paint your vernal garden yellow, blue, red, and pink.
Warm days and cool nights flip the switch on Mother Nature's annual display of color. Tomatoes seem to multiply and ripen overnight on the vine. There are technical explanations for these magical phenomena and tricks to make the most of the season's bounty. Learn more.
For the first time in many years the dogwoods are leading the way in spring's panoply of color.The questions is why.
Looking for a creative way to combine your passion for flowers with your love of great literature? Consider adding a Books in Bloom flower show to your Garden Club's upcoming agenda.
Winter storms are one way that Mother Nature coldly discards old and weak branches to make room for fresh new growth.
Winter storms can be tough on weakened or decayed trees and branches. Protect yourself, your family and your property from potential injury with a careful examination of your trees before wind, snow and ice get the better of them.