Horticulture Magazine Articles

Did You Wear Out Your Gardening Shoes?

planted boot

Garden boots and clogs take a lot of abuse, and even a high-quality pair will eventually develop worn spots, holes or a loss in support. Faithful footwear can find new life as a whimsical garden planter.

Book Review: Hellstrip Gardening

Hellstrip Gardening

Hellstrip Gardening¬† Create a paradise between the sidewalk and the curb by Evelyn Hadden 296 pages Timber Press, 2014 List price:¬† $24.95, softcover It’s a virtual no-man’s land and everyone’s, all at the same time and no one really knows …

Culver’s Root Provides Tall Flowers Through Summer

culvers root veronicastrum virginicum

Virtues: We love culver’s root (Veronicastrum virginicum) for its tall spikes of white or purple flowers that begin in early or midsummer and can continue until autumn. Veronicastrum is a USA-native perennial good at attracting butterflies and bees.