Gardening Articles

Roses, besides being magnificent flowers, have a long history.  Roses' links to antiquity are strong, which is why many gardeners love them.

Lily flowers are magnificent plants that command attention wherever they are planted. Add some majesty to your garden with Asiatic or Oriental Lilies.

Here are four tips on how to keep flowers looking fresh and at their best, whether you have cut fresh flowers from your own garden or brought some home from the store.

When it's nearly time to plant, you'll want to prepare your garden soil.  If your soil needs help, here are some tips on soil fixes and soil amendments.

Keep your garden green with these do-it-yourself watering devices.

It is hard to argue against the merits of a large rain barrel positioned to catch rainfall, especially from downspouts or gutters, and using it for your plants on dry days or during drought.

A knot garden is artfully laid out and planned in order to resemble the threads of ancient Celtic knot work. Knot gardens have been a part of traditional garden design for hundreds of years, yet they are rarely seen these days.

There are as many different interpretations of shade garden types as there are books written about shade.

Imagine the fun of growing ripe, red tomatoes that are no bigger than a pea; crisp, flavorful heads of lettuce smaller than a baseball; and fully mature orange pumpkins that will fit in the palm of your hand. Welcome to the world of baby vegetables.

Learn how to store your vegetables, fruits, and herbs, especially at harvest time!