Don Young uses manure, seaweed, and a special 'compost tea' to produce a massive squash that misses the world record by 27 pounds.
Low-maintenance sedum cuts energy costs as well as greenhouse gases. Roofs are costly, though.
Autumn is the time to imagine a sea of color and plant bulbs.
Cooks from Provence relish August's ripe, red bounty, simply prepared.
The lawn-free look conserves water, but takes some getting used to for those accustomed to manicured grass.
Members of community supported farms reap the rewards of fresh and tasty produce.
Researchers worldwide are collecting seeds from wild plants to guard against the ravages of climate change.
For kids: If this flower were a basketball player, it could dunk – but that's not why people have been using it for thousands of years.
It's easy for kids to attract butterflies to their yards by planting colorful flowers.
Are they weeds or wildflowers? A homeowner takes an environmental – and aesthetic – stand.
Different species of native plants can help communities tackle issues with too much or too little water.
The water-saving gardening technique is friendly to the environment and 'lazy gardeners' alike.
Tips for getting the most out of mail-order shopping for seeds and plants.
Grown for their colorful, shapely foliage, these houseplants are a dream to grow and share with friends.
It lasted about 30 minutes. Then the ground was covered in a six-inch carpet of gold, and the tree was bare except for a few leaves.