Light up a woodland garden with this quartet of unusual shade-loving perennial plants.
When a gardener moves, she finds that it's hard to replace some of her favorite roses and other plants.
Attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and mason bees to your garden because they're excellent pollinators.
A trip to the San Francisco Botanical Garden provides good examples for designing a successful Japanese garden.
From garden to kitchen: A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing and serving cauliflower.
Little species or botanical tulips aren't as showy as hybrids but they grow in every U.S. region and return year after year.
April is the time to try some different annuals in southern California. Watering will also be a concern.
Among the gardening activities to do in southern California in April are planting vegetables and flowers, and checking the watering system to ensure it's working well.
In the garden, catmints make purrfect perennial partners for roses.
Edible landscaping -- planting vegetables, herbs, or, occasionally, fruits among decorative plants -- is a popular trend, but, asks this gardener, shouldn't we also think about providing the edibles to those who might be hungry?
Michael Dirr's new 'Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs' is a must-own book for serious gardeners.
Being a locavore isn't new. This writer's family has been gardening and eating local for generations. Plus, enjoy a recipe for pickled beets.
Plan ahead for a water garden or water feature that feels right in your garden. For instance, which way should the water flow?
A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing and serving kumquats.
Among the charming early wildflowers is dwarf larkspur, Delphinium tricorne.
New cultivars of dwarf French marigolds really brighten the garden and are among the easiest annuals to grow.
Why this huge ‘foliage plant’ defies descriptions
New in the garden: tiny American red squirrels.
Observing garden 'eye candy' teaches us about design elements that make a difference in our own landscape.
Monkshood, or Aconitum, is a perennial with two big advantages for gardeners: blue flowers and a very long blooming time that stretches from summer into winter.