Gardening Articles

Make your yard butterfly-friendly to bring color and movement to the landscape while aiding the pollination of flowers, fruit, and vegetable plants. 

Honeybees provide a great service to agriculture: they pollinate more crops than any other insect, and without them, fruits and vegetables couldn’t develop.

As anyone knows who has learned the old saying “Leaves of three, let it be” the hard way, poison ivy has a nasty habit of rewarding those who touch it with two or three weeks of blistering misery.

Ants are among the most successful of insects, outnumbering all other individual animals combined. They have been around since the days of the dinosaurs and inhabit just about every corner of Earth.

With its distinctive peeling chalky-white bark, the white birch tree (Betula papyrifera) is a showpiece. However, there are birches of color, too.

The light shows created by fireflies have been fascinating mankind for ages.

Myrtle (Vinca spp.) is among the hardiest of evergreen ground covers, hardy to Zone 4 and growing as far north as Canada. It can be invasive in certain areas.

Growing your own popcorn is almost as much fun as eating it. Simply follow our tips below.

Moles have the potential to ruin your lush-green, meticulously manicured lawn. Chances are, you don't have anything nice to say about them, but beyond their digging, they provide some benefits. Read on to learn more.

Fertilizer is made up of distinct elements in different blends, labeled with numbers like 5-10-10, 10-10-10, and 10-6-4. Here is some information to take the guess work out of fertilizer and to provide your plants with the best possible food!