Dahlia tubers can be planted directly into the garden when the danger of frost has passed. Dahlia tubers consist of a stumpy stem or stems with several swollen parts attached to them. Where all of this meets is called the …
Virtues: Siberian bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla) is loved for its textural, variegated leaves that can add color and interest to shade gardens. These two new cultivars, ‘Sea Heart’ (bottom image) and ‘Silver Heart’ (top image) offer improved heat and humidity tolerance. …
Although gardeners can be quite adamant about their favorite large tomato, we don’t usually see that much enthusiasm when it comes to the cherry types. Except, that is, when a gardener has grown ‘Sungold’.
When it comes to designing a garden, choosing the right plants for the right spots can be a little daunting. You have to consider sizes, shapes, colors, textures, form and maintenance. However, once you have the perfect plants selected for …
Many trees, shrubs and perennials will grow well in containers, providing an interesting focal point for your garden or an accent for an entry way or other small space. It is key to choose the right pot.
Rabbits were a big problem for me last year. Any tips on stopping them from eating my entire garden?
What makes a beautiful, lush garden all the more spectacular? Hearing the lovely songs of chirping birds as they flutter about their nests, feeders and birdbaths, filling gardens with their charm.
Make sure to plant warm-season turfgrasses in spring and cool-season turfgrasses in the fall when seeding or overseeding a lawn. You will find they germinate and develop better, because this matches up with when they are programmed to grow.
Clematis is a vivacious, twining vine that blooms in a profusion of striking flowers painted stunningly in an array of alluring shades of purple, pink, red, blue and/or white. These spectacular flowering vines can add eye-catching color and interest to …
Some varieties of potatoes store better than others, some do well in shorter seasons and some are better enjoyed a particular way. Which particular spuds you choose to grow depends on what you are looking for.
With the approach of spring comes a new growing season with endless possibilities for a fresh garden filled with beautiful, thriving plants.