Now the nightingale, the pretty nightingale, The sweetest singer in all the forest quire, Entreats thee, sweet Peggy, to hear thy true love's tale: Lo, yonder she sitteth, her breast against a brier.
–Thomas Dekker (c. 1572–1632)
A growing trend these days is to let your lawn go wild, but that doesn’t mean letting it take over your entire yard and garden! We’ve teamed up our resident Almanac lawn and yard editor, Benjamin Kilbride, with ECHO-USA to provide expert tips for keeping your lawn trimmed, defined, and—most ...
Bask in fragrant, colorful, whimsical flowers. Dahlias, Begonias, and Callas are a wonderful addition, boasting large, sun-loving blossoms. Summer-blooming flowers are a perfect way to brighten up the day as you stroll through your garden at home.
Although Japanese beetles are known to feed on more than 300 types of plants, some are more appealing to them than others! Here’s a list of the best and worst plants to grow when dealing with Japanese beetles.
Chickens need a safe place to spend their days. Although most predators hunt by night, there are daytime threats to a backyard flock, including dogs, foxes, hawks, and eagles. Building a chicken run is a good way to keep your chickens secure and happy.