Simplify your summer gardening tasks with these garden chores from Preen. As temperatures rise and the beach beckons, even the most dedicated gardeners feel like slacking off on weekly yard and garden chores. And why not? By late summer, isn’t … Read Article
Virtues: We love ‘Pazazz Tangerine’ for its stunning tropical orange blossoms. A new portulaca in the Pazazz series, ‘Tangerine’ is daylight sensitive, drought tolerant and deer resistant. It is an eye-popping choice for your spill component in containers or bordering … Read Article
‘Minnesota Midget’ cantaloupe is a backyard gardener’s dream. These super-sweet, softball-size muskmelons grow on unusual three- to four-foot vines. You can even grow ‘Minnesota Midget’ in a container on your patio, because it is that well behaved. Each plant will … Read Article
The following is an excerpt from Small-Space Container Gardens by Fern Richardson (Timber Press, 2012). The book walks you through beautifying a small space, such as a balcony, porch, patio or small yard, even on a tight budget. Sometimes finding … Read Article
Edibles are a perfect solution for adding ground coverage to your garden. Follow the tips in the passage below (excerpted from Little House in the Suburbs by Deanna Caswell and Daisy Siskin, published by Betterway Home, 2012) to integrate edibles … Read Article
It’s tomato planting time for much of the country! Follow these tomato growing tips from Burpee for a fruitful harvest of fresh, juicy tomatoes. 1. Garden Spacing Tomatoes should be set 30 to 48 inches apart in a row … Read Article
Question: I’ve read some opinions on different blogs stating that annuals aren’t a great choice because the methods of producing them aren’t always ecologically friendly and because they take a lot of water and fertilizer to grow well. Your thoughts?
In this episode, Kathy Cropp talks with Adina Nance of Gro Green Organics.
If you hope to be attracting butterflies to your garden this summer, be sure to include these simple details. They are the key to a successful butterfly garden.
Here’s a very easy way to make a climbing rose appear more lush and cover an arbor or trellis better. Read Article
Horticulture has partnered with seven companies to give away seven amazing garden prizes in May!