A few simple strategies to make your garden less labor intensive.
Planning a garden around a theme, such as a fairyland or outer space, allows kids to create a growing space that means something special to them.
Long relegated exclusively to lawns, grasses are now becoming the darlings of the perennial garden.
One of the joys of summer is making time to read technical journals and publications that pile up on the floor that have been saved for these less hectic, lazy days to get new understandings of how gardens grow.
Ideally, bird plantings should be a blend of trees, shrubs, vines and flowers that provide food over a long period.
Hostas have become almost synonymous with shade gardens, and with good reason: hostas are hardy, vigorous, and reliable.
There is no better way to brighten up a shady spot than by planting hostas.
The gardens of one's childhood are fleeting images of sunny times with loving parents or grandparents or neighbors. Memories return of mothers picking, arranging or enjoying the beauty of flowers. These memories are often closely intertwined with our current love of gardening.
Salt tolerance is different in each species, and even often among plants of the same species.
Protect your ears from longterm exposure to machinery noise.