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.
Why go to all the trouble of spraying dandelions in the lawn when you can use the greens in delicious recipes?
A pretty pink wildflower that adapts to various California growing conditions, checkers (Sidalcea neomexicana) attracts a variety of butterflies and native bees.
A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing and serving muskmelons, or cantaloupe, including a recipe that can star in your Fourth of July cookout.
Actaea racemosa (Cimicifuga) has a number of common names, including fairy candles. Its large size makes this native plant a dramatic choice to grow in shade.