Gardening Essay Articles

The black walnut tree is one of our most valuable and beautiful native trees. The easily worked,... read more
Whether your garden is formal or informal, the addition of an espalier, trained flat against a... read more
Known as “The Royalty of the Garden,” azaleas have long been adored for their brightly colored... read more
How much do you know about companion planting? It takes more than good soil, sun, and nutrients to... read more
Myrtle (Vinca spp.) is among the hardiest of evergreen ground covers, hardy to Zone 4 and growing... read more
Moles have the potential to ruin your lush-green, meticulously manicured lawn. Chances are, you don... read more
Make your yard butterfly-friendly to bring color and movement to the landscape while aiding the... read more
Honeybees provide a great service to agriculture: they pollinate more crops than any other insect,... read more
As anyone knows who has learned the old saying “Leaves of three, let it be” the hard way, poison... read more
Ants are among the most successful of insects, outnumbering all other individual animals combined.... read more
With its distinctive peeling chalky-white bark, the white birch tree (Betula papyrifera) is a... read more
The light shows created by fireflies have been fascinating mankind for ages. The nearly 2,000... read more
Growing your own popcorn is almost as much fun as eating it. Simply follow our tips below. Planting... read more
Fertilizer is made up of distinct elements in different blends, labeled with numbers like 5-10-10,... read more
If misery loves company, then hay-fever sufferers should never have to be alone. Thirty-five... read more
The smiling faces of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) growing in your yard are sure to brighten up... read more
Lily flowers are magnificent plants that command attention wherever they are planted. Add some... read more
Imagine the fun of growing ripe, red tomatoes that are no bigger than a pea; crisp, flavorful heads... read more
Try growing peanuts in your garden! Often thought of as just a snack to be munched on at ball... read more
A plant terrarium is a mini-ecosystem that creates its own atmosphere and needs little from the... read more
The Praying Mantids, or mantises, have fascinated humans throughout time. If you're among the... read more
Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) is the best known of the 100 or so milkweed species native to... read more
Lichens are an amazing group of plants that could be the oldest living things on Earth. Their... read more
Who hasn’t marveled at the aerial abilities of dragonflies as they glide effortlessly over... read more
African Violets are stunning tropical plants whose flowers resemble violets in color and shape.... read more
Using low-maintenance landscaping techniques can reduce much of your yard work. Mowing, weeding,... read more
A baffling problem for many gardeners is what to grow in hot, dry, or gravelly areas that are too... read more
If you are looking for an attractive ornamental tree for your yard, there are the old standbys like... read more
At one time, most lawns had at least some clover growing in them, and many were almost entirely... read more