Author Archives: Meghan Shinn

Leaves: When to Let Them Lie

If you garden anywhere near deciduous trees, their leaves likely figure into your fall yard and garden cleanup. You may already know that you can repurpose these leaves as mulch for your garden and lawn. But what to do about …

2014 Garden Photo Contest Winners

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Thousands of professional and amateur photographers entered Horticulture’s 2014 Garden Photo Contest. The final winners in each category were selected by Rob Cardillo, a leading garden photographer. His comments appear alongside each winning picture. Thank you to all who participated …

What Fall Garden Cleanup Means for Insects

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Most gardeners clean up their garden to some degree in fall. Some do a thorough cutting back of perennials while others leave their plants standing all winter and still others fall somewhere in between these extremes.