Landscaping Articles

Native plants are a natural choice for a low-maintenance, sustainable landscape.  It may seem... read more
Here's The Old Farmer's Almanac guide to regional U.S. cover crops. ​Or, see our regional Canadian... read more
Reclaim a small field, farmland, or large garden soil that is either over-spent or neglected. Then... read more
A cover crop is any crop grown to provide soil cover; they can be used for purposes such as... read more
Creating a bird-friendly environment is simply a matter of providing the creature comforts we all... read more
A knot garden is artfully laid out and planned in order to resemble the threads of ancient Celtic... read more
Planting native species is a surefire route to a stable, low-maintenance, carefree garden. Here... read more
Planning a landscape is an exercise in imagination. You need to think, dream, and ponder. What do... read more
For centuries, gardeners have been fascinated with the beauty and aerobatics of hummingbirds. This... read more
List of Plants That Attract Butterflies It's obvious: Butterflies and flowers were made for each... read more
The more you let nature do the work for you, the easier it will be to care for your lawn. Here are... 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... read more
Whether your garden is formal or informal, the addition of an espalier, trained flat against a... read more
Do you have lawn problems that need a cure? Walt Whitman called weeds “plants whose virtues have... read more
If you are looking for an attractive ornamental tree for your yard, there are the old standbys... read more
At one time, most lawns had at least some clover growing in them, and many were almost entirely... read more