Topic: Craig Summers Black
An Iowa gardener who sells plants at the Des Moines Farmers' Market includes expert knowledge of daylilies and many other plants at no charge.
08/30/2011 08:35 am
A fan of the native fruit makes a postal proposal -- a stamp with the pawpaw on it.
08/15/2011 09:10 pm
Generally, wildflowers are adapted to the vagaries of their local climates. But the severe drought in most of Texas, including Fredericksburg, has many wildflowers struggling.
07/05/2011 12:28 pm
Spring weather in Iowa has been challenging, to say the least. But the garden has produced some nice surprises.
05/20/2011 12:03 pm
Finding sun, trees, and tree art at Chicago's Morton Arboretum. One installation covers a tree outdoors in colorful crochet.
05/05/2011 08:10 pm
While spring weather is still cold enough for crocus to be blooming, an Iowa gardener plants 100 seed potatoes the easy way. In fall, he'll be able to dig up 60 to 75 pounds of spuds.
04/21/2011 08:45 am
With mail-order, you can shop for a forest in your jammies.
04/06/2011 08:45 am
Putting the cold winter in Iowa behind on a visit to a warm and lovely California botanical garden.
01/28/2011 04:45 pm
Poinsettias may be among the best known euphorbias, but here are some euphorbias that make great outdoor plants.
12/23/2010 03:07 pm
I wanted to create a simple, easy pond. What could go wrong? Let me count the ways....
11/30/2010 05:26 pm