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 at its closest approach to the Sun near midnight on January 4–5, 2020. 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!
Pack a picnic! From potato salads to chicken salads to old-fashioned strawberry lemonade, here’s delicious food to bring to your outdoor patio or a picnic in the park—or, pack in a cooler for a long drive!