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.
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.