And Phillida, with garlands gay,
Was made the Lady of the May.
–Nicholas Breton (1545–1626)
Lawn Care Tips: How to Fertilize, Water, Mow, and Seed Your Lawn How do you keep your lawn healthy? See our beginner’s guide to lawn care, focusing on the lawn care basics—like fertilizing, weed control, seeding, watering, mowing. Plus, find our secret to keeping a well-nourished lawn. Here’s a tip: The more you let nature do the work for you, the easier it will...
These 8 “infinity” stones, thoughtfully balanced, symbolize safety and hope for a traveler moving along life’s path. As a gift for a friend or in your own garden they show friendship and welcome all who pass by.
Lilacs Who doesn’t love lilacs? The ideal lilac shrub has about 10 canes and produces flowers at eye-level—all the better to enjoy that sweet, haunting fragrance. Learn how to take care of lilacs as well as prune at the right time.
Let every breeze bring the sounds of the sea into your home and garden haven. Its lilting tones will transport you to a mooring on the Maine coast: feel the fog, smell the salt air, relax in daydreams of a mooring on the Maine coast.
Growing Potatoes in a Trash Can View this video of a great gardening container for growing potatoes—and experience the fun of trash can gardening with Janice Stillman, Editor of The Old Farmer's Almanac.
May Day 2021: What Is May Day? May Day (May 1) is a holiday rich in history and folklore, celebrating the return of spring! Learn about some of the fun traditions, from May Day baskets to dancing around the maypole. Here are 10 ways to “bring in the May.”