Coneflowers, also known as Echinacea, are tough little native flowers that draw butterflies, bees, and birds to the garden! Here’s how to grow this American native—and important tips on plant care, from deadheading to cutting back in June.
What Are Perihelion and Aphelion?
Earth reaches its closest approach to the Sun for the year 2021 on January 2. We call this point in Earth’s orbit around the Sun “perihelion.” Interestingly, we’re closest to our fiery star in the winter and farthest away in the hot summer. Learn more.
Picnic Recipes for Sunny Days!
Many of are staying near home so why not pack a picnic! Check out our best picnic food ideas—from potato salads to chicken salads to fun sandwich recipes. Plus, we have summery drinks and yummy picnic desserts including our best brownies.