Gardening Articles

Between the cold weather and the football games on television, I have had lots of time to pore...

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See our how to grow spring-planted bulbs. Our handy chart takes the guess-work out of planting... read more
When you shop for bulbs, you’ll see some labeled as “good for naturalizing.” This means that they... read more
Here are key flower bulb growing tips from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Turn the soil over to a depth... read more
See our how to grow fall-planted (spring-flowering) bulbs with our handy chart.  Fall-planted bulbs... read more
Here are tips on how to control weeds in your garden—and recommended treatments for different types... read more
Manure creates nutrient-rich, moisture-retaining soil for your plants. The most common sources of... read more
An accurate soil test will indicate your soil’s pH level will specify the amount of lime or sulfur... read more
Find average frost dates for your last spring frost and first fall frost. (If you're a farmer or... read more
Below is a chart showing Canada frost dates in the spring and fall for various Canadian cities. (... read more
For centuries, gardeners have been fascinated with the beauty and aerobatics of hummingbirds. This... read more
When planting window boxes, choosing plants that match your sun exposure is the key to success. The... read more
Different vegetables require different conditions to thrive. Plan your garden accordingly with our... read more
List of Plants That Attract Butterflies It's obvious: Butterflies and flowers were made for each... read more
The black walnut tree is one of our most valuable and beautiful native trees. The easily worked,... 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
Known as “The Royalty of the Garden,” azaleas have long been adored for their brightly colored... read more
Add an extra season of interest with fall-blooming flowers, colorful shrubs, and other plants that... 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
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 like... read more
At one time, most lawns had at least some clover growing in them, and many were almost entirely... read more