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.
A Chicago gardener discovers that the 'mistakes' in his vegetable garden are easily sold at a neighborhood market, making him arguably the smallest farmer in the Midwest.
Orange and yellow may be the traditional colors of fall flowers, but other combinations, such as pink and red, are especially eye-catching.
Do you know what your official state flower is, and if it's a native plant or not?
A gardener and a chef team up to give advice on how to grow and prepare pears.
Perfect for rock gardens and regions with well-drained soil and winters on the dry side, ornamental oregano is an attractive flowering perennial that's easy to grow.
Minifloras are the new kids in the rose garden, offering hybrid tea-style blooms and quick repeat bloom.
An Iowa gardener who sells plants at the Des Moines Farmers' Market includes expert knowledge of daylilies and many other plants at no charge.
Is fall a good time to prune your shrubs, trees, or roses?
The U Can watering can includes handy features such as a reservoir for fertilizer.
Gardens are an integral part of the Getty Center in Los Angeles. Here are three design ideas from those gardens that can be copied in home water gardens.
Looking for an easy way to enjoy your garden flowers indoors? Head to the nearest flea market.
Creative ideas for garden seating that get you outdoors to enjoy the quiet pleasures of nature.
If you want to turn a section of lawn into a flower bed or vegetable garden, soil solarization is an excellent way to kill the grass, weeds, some insects, and nematodes without using chemicals.
No perennial plants are easier to grow or more rewarding than daylilies.
A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing and serving figs.
Downy skullcap, or hoary skullcap, isn't widely grown but ought to be since it's tough as nails and has lovely flowers.