As national Arbor Day approaches, it's time to think about trees -- planting them for future generations, teaching kids about them, and learning how to estimate the age of a large tree.
To create your ideal garden, start by deciding why you garden and what appeals to you about the natural world.
A collector of European wood anemones explains the various types and why they belong in every springtime shade garden.
With mail-order, you can shop for a forest in your jammies.
School gardens may be small and sometimes not well-tended, but they are important to encourage environmental literacy and overcome 'nature deficit' in kids.
A chef and a gardener team up to give advice on growing and cooking carrots. Included is an easy recipe for roasted carrots with a sweet and tangy dressing.
A dish garden of mostly mosses evokes a spirit of peacefulness and serenity. Mosses grow both inside and on the outside of the hypertufa container.
A growing movement in North America advocates planting more native plants that are needed by birds, bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects.
A pretty little tabletop garden filled with succulents or a combination of cut flowers and spring vegetables is just the thing to chase away the early spring chill.
Things to do in Southern California gardens this week include checking out the sprinkler system to be ready for the dry season ahead.
Josee and Bloomerang lilacs are sold as rebloomers, which will flower in late summer and fall as well as in spring. How do they really perform in the Midwest?
Garden writers recommend more of the books that really impressed them in the past year.
Garden writers recommend eight top garden books.
The first four native plants to make a spring appearance in an Indiana woodland garden are small beauties.
Residents of the mid-Atlantic states would do almost anything to be rid of stink bugs in the house and in the garden, where they damage tomatoes and other veggies and fruits.
The climate and lack of rain can make gardening difficult in Western states. But proper plant selection will make a big difference.
You can learn a lot about life by paying attention to the garden you create.
As the National Cherry Blossom Festival opens in Washington, even gardeners in cold climates can add a cherry tree to their yards or visit a variety of other festivals.
Garden activities this week in Southern California include pruning and planting seeds with kids.
A yellow clivia such as Golden Dragon is an easy to grow houseplant that chases away the winter blues.