Saffron is harvested from a crocus that blooms in the fall.
Shredded leaves layered into a bed makes for rich spring soil.
Enormous pumpkins need lots of good soil and attention.
Unlike starting them from cuttings, results may surprise.
Long-lasting bloomers need some late-fall attention in colder climes.
Many new choices are now available for hardy shrub.
The insects prefer nectar from this Asian shrub more than any other.
It's fragrant, delicious, and decorative.
Everything is coming up in the garden, and not all of it should be there.
A traditional no-no, gnomes will be welcomed -- this year only -- at England's famous Chelsea Flower Show.
One of the joys of early spring is watching for the first plants to emerge and bloom in the landscape.
Pretty white snowdrops welcome spring in cooler climates.
When a Dutch family immigrated to North Carolina just before World War II, they started a bulb and cut flower farm, Terra Ceia, that still endures today, practicing the joys of slow flower growing.
The new Eyeconic roses have an interesting reddish blotch on each flower.
In many regions, winter isn't a dead time in the garden. This gardener sees many joys and rewards in the winter garden.
Now's the time to plan a bee-friendly garden.
Corydalis ochroleuca, or yellow-white blooming corydalis, is a shade-loving perennial that begins blooming in spring and continues for months.
Ferns look lovely indoors, but they can be fussy to grow. What's the secret of success?
At the Naples Botanical Garden in sunny Florida, blossoms swirl as winter-weary bodies unfurl in the warmth and more than 150 acres of lush greenery.
Tips on how to care for a holiday topiary