Horticulture Magazine Articles

A Garden Grows in the Bronx

  Wave Hill may be relatively small, but it contains astounding horticultural diversity and take-away ideas     A spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill is one of …

Gardening Patience


When starting a new garden one must remember to have patience, lots and lots of patience. After more than 15 years of gardening I should know better than to expect a miraculous transformation with two flats of plants. But, that is …

Tips for Growing Roses in Containers

Roses in pots

Growing roses in containers is a lot like growing them in your garden bed. The same keys to healthy roses apply: sun, great soil, fertilization, ample air circulation and consistent watering.

The Micro Tom Tomato

micro tom tomato

We love experimenting with new varieties of plants, and get into anything that will prolong the growing season. Here in the Northeast, it is hard to imagine being able to get the flavor of a homegrown tomato in the dead …