If you want to turn a section of lawn into a flower bed or vegetable garden, soil solarization is an excellent way to kill the grass, weeds, some insects, and nematodes without using chemicals.
Downy skullcap, or hoary skullcap, isn't widely grown but ought to be since it's tough as nails and has lovely flowers.
Nothing brightens the shady spots in a garden better than cascading Hakone grass, also known as Japanese forest grass.
Wild parsnip is an invasive plant that aggressively spreads to take over fields and roadsides.
Yes, it's still summer, but this is the time of year to think about next spring's bulbs, including tulips and fritillarias, which deer won't bother.
Four excellent books explain the ins and outs of sustainable landscaping, from philosophy to practical advice.
Heirloom vegetables, especially tomatoes, are very popular with gardeners these days. Are they better than newer hybrids?
Gardeners can save money and have fun by saving seeds of plants that range from flowers and vegetables to trees and shrubs. Here's how.