Cynthia Nixon (actress) was born on this day in 1966. Harry Babbitt (sang with the Kay Kyser big band on such hits as "The White Cliffs of Dover" and voiced the laugh of Woody Woodpecker) died on this day in 2004.
A high-climbing vine, wisteria blooms vigorously in spring with large, drooping clusters of lilac or bluish-purple flowers. Here’s how to plant, grow, and care for wisteria in your garden!
3 Simple DIY Soil Tests
Success in the garden starts with the soil. It, as much as—and sometimes more than—moisture and sunlight, determines whether plants thrive or die. Here are a few quick and easy ways to test your soil.
Sky Map: April 2019
In Earth’s Northern Hemisphere, April is the month when the world awakes from its long winter sleep. The weather is warmer, and this encourages sky gazers to spend more time observing the heavens. Let’s follow the Moon during the middle 10 days of April as she crosses the southern sky.
The Enduring Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin is well known for his witty sayings and proverbs—that continue to convey timeless truths. In honor of Ben, we pair three of his lesser-known adages with anecdotes that demonstrate his enduring wisdom!