Now’s the time to design what you’ll plant this year.
Preparing it for winter was much easier than I thought.
Pro: They are absurdly easy to grow. Con: Not everyone likes their scent.
Know your garden zone, and these terms – and your limits.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (l.) and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees meet after a NFC Divisional playoff football game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans Jan. 13. The Saints won 20-14.
‘Fairy gardens’ require low, slow-growing plants plus lots of imagination.
African violets are beautiful, simple to care for, and now, much more diverse.
The best ones thrive in the same climate you do. But avoid the No. 1 plant killer.
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.
Less noise. More insight.