Selective fall pruning can improve the health and appearance of trees and shrubs come spring, but it’s critical to know what to cut and when.
Ruth S. Foster
Are the Bugs Bugging You?
Mosquitoes thrive in wetlands, ponds and puddles — anywhere that water is allowed to stand. Here are a few strategies to protect yourself from the annoying bites and potentially deadly diseases that they carry.
Harness Evaporation to Cool Your Environment
Through thoughtful placement of water features and plants, homeowners can use evaporation, convection and shade to maximize the natural cooling effects of the land.
How to Make a Christmas Table Centerpiece
If you’ve always wanted one of those beautiful table centerpieces that look like miniature Christmas trees but didn’t want to shell out the $40 they cost, they’re quite easy to make and a fun project to do with children.
Caring for Your Poinsettias
The vibrant poinsettia, the flowering plant most often associated with Christmas, is a relative newcomer on the holiday scene, only claiming its title in the early days of the 20th century.
Roses are for Gardeners
Roses may not be easiest flowers to grow but their beauty and grace make them more than worth your efforts.
Starting a Garden with the Help of Children
Our love of gardening oftern begins in childhood. Share your passion for gardening with your child or grandchild and plant the seed for generations to come.
A Guide to Watering Your Lawn and Garden
Watering techniques for lawns and gardens will vary with the season and the species.
What to do when the leaves fall.
It’s Time to Ready your Lawn: Spring is Coming –– Really
While it may be hard to believe, spring is on its way. Here are five tips to help you prepare your lawn and shrubbery for the growing season ahead.