Topic: Shenandoah University
When peonies bloom in spring, it's time to think about adding more next season. Singles or doubles may be the question.
Observing garden 'eye candy' teaches us about design elements that make a difference in our own landscape.
Black blister beetles enjoy making meals of maple-shaped leaves and cause problems when they infest hay.
09/27/2011 08:25 am
Is fall a good time to prune your shrubs, trees, or roses?
08/29/2011 08:25 am
Why and how it's important for gardeners to improve the soil in their gardens.
08/10/2011 08:55 am
Yes, it's still summer, but this is the time of year to think about next spring's bulbs, including tulips and fritillarias, which deer won't bother.
08/02/2011 04:32 pm
A gardener makes the case for turning 25 percent of the lawn into a more natural habitat. Independence Day weekend is a good time to think about why this is a good idea.
07/03/2011 02:00 pm
Seeing pictures of David Howard dahlia in some garden books lead to a search to find it. It turned out to be just as appealing as expected.
06/27/2011 05:32 pm
When tall bearded irises come into flower, they're the flowery focus of the garden. But be sure to get rid of iris borers so the show continues year after year.
05/26/2011 10:12 am
Here's a simple way that gardeners can use to prevent damage to plants by playful dogs.
04/29/2011 03:50 pm