Gardening Articles

One of the joys of summer is standing in the garden eating sun-warmed cherry tomatoes right off the vine. ... read more
Part of growing your own garden means that you will also be growing weeds at some point. Below is a... read more
Here are tips on how to identify, eliminate, and control squash bugs. What are Squash Bugs?... read more
What is powdery mildew? This fungus disease affects a wide variety of plants, including lilacs,... read more
Different vegetables require different conditions to thrive. Plan your garden accordingly with our... read more
Every time I open a plant catalog or see a television commercial for sale-priced $99 raised bed... read more
Raised garden beds are fairly easy to construct and even easier to maintain. Here is advice on how... read more
List of Plants That Attract Butterflies It’s obvious: Butterflies and flowers were made for each... read more
Cicadas do not have red coats like the colonial British soldiers had, but many sport red eyes and... read more
Beautifully painting a flower pot might seem like a daunting task, but the easy sponge technique... read more
Here are our best tips on how to identify and control aphids in the garden. What Are Aphids?... read more
Learn how to make old-fashioned hollyhock doll out of flowers, a delightful children’s craft for... read more
Yep, asparagus is good for you, so even if you don’t grow it yourself, grab a big bunch from a... read more
Want to have more control over growing conditions and enjoy higher yields with a lot less work?... read more
While deer may appear to be harmless, they are quite a nuisance in the garden.  These super grazers... read more
Known as “The Royalty of the Garden,” azaleas have long been adored for their brightly colored... read more
Weeds can be quite a nuisance in the garden, so here are some techniques for ridding your garden of... read more
I look forward to the vivid burgundy vase-like, stinking corpse flowers of March every year— which... read more
Woodchucks, also known as groundhogs, can be devastating to a garden and there are few remedies... read more
Whether your garden is formal or informal, the addition of an espalier, trained flat against a... read more
This is such a hopeful time in my garden. Nothing has gone wrong yet, no bugs have attacked and no ... read more
One of the joys of summer is standing in the garden eating sun-warmed cherry tomatoes right off the... read more
Imagine a gorgeous garden drenched with color from early spring to the first frost of autumn. A... read more
I count among my greatest achievements the fact that I’ve eaten something from the hillside garden... read more
Ready for rhubarb recipes? We love a good rhubarb pie, but we also love a rhubarb cake, rhubarb jam... read more
How much do you know about companion planting? It takes more than good soil, sun, and nutrients to... read more
Although Japanese beetles have a wide range of favorite foods, some plants are more appealing to... read more
If you’re like me and can never have too many flowers, now is the time to plan a cutting garden so... read more
The fattest and most scrumptious of all flowers, a rare fusion of fluff and majesty, the peony is... read more
Where to buy sunflowers: Burpee Gardening Sunflowers say “summer” like no other plant.  American... read more
For the last ten days, spring has played tag with winter here, and it’s snowed four times, between... read more
This super-cold-hardy vegetable is a tender crop that can be planted in very early spring as well... read more
Cabbage is a hardy, leafy vegetable full of vitamins. It can be difficult to grow; it only likes... read more
Chard is a member of the beet family that does well in both cool and warm temperatures. It can be... read more
Lettuce is a cool-season crop that grows well in the spring and in the fall in most regions. ... read more
Pansies are the colorful flowers with the “faces.” In fact, they have one of the widest ranges of... read more
Everyday I pass a roadside row of old crabapples on my way to work. They are beautiful trees in all... read more
Contact your local state cooperative extension Web site to get help with tricky insect problems,... read more
Every spring we plant about a dozen different varieties of basil but I’m told there are over 150... read more
Sage is a hardy perennial with soft, grayish green leaves. Its flower colors vary; they can be... read more
Basil is a leafy, fragrant annual with a bushy appearance. The most common type of basil is sweet... read more