Peonies add a nostalgic touch to gardens. And fall is the perfect time to plant them.
Make your garden eyesores disappear, with a little landscaping 'sleight of hand.'
Hardy cyclamen may look dainty, but it's a tough shade perennial as well as being beautiful.
A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing and serving sweet potatoes, including a recipe for a delicious sweet potato cake.
Chicago's Millennium Park is where political muscle meets people-friendly landscaping.
A Vermont gardener decides what she can do about invasive or potentially invasive plants in her state.
A guide to giving your yard curb appeal that expresses your personality.
A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing and using cilantro, including a Mexican-inspired recipe.
You don't have to like to eat okra to find it useful. Okra has beautiful flowers, and its dried pods are great in crafts, especially on fall wreaths.
When you're choosing a crab apple, it’s the fruits that matter, not the flowers. Fall is the time to select the best one for you.
There's still plenty of time to plant flowers and vegetables in southern California gardens, but get started now.
Black blister beetles enjoy making meals of maple-shaped leaves and cause problems when they infest hay.
Are you in a gardening rut? Then it's time to explore something you haven't done before -- maybe floral design.
A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing cabbage and cooking it in a mélange of vegetables to enhance its taste.
One fall house cleaning chore is done outdoors -- cleaning out birdhouses so they'll be ready for next year's occupants.
When your lawn is invaded by nutsedge, oxalis, and other weeds, what do you do? One gardener picks her battles.
Arisaema dracontium, a native plant that's known as green dragon, perks up the fall garden with its fiery red seedpods.
Looking for plants that don't use much water? Those that originated in the Mediterranean region are ideal for a low-water landscape.
Fall is the time to plant daffodils, tulips, and other spring-flowering bulbs. Which ones will grow well in southern California, and which ones won't? Here are the answers and planting advice.