BY JENKS FARMER / Columbia, South Carolina, Zone 8 Caladiums are old favorites in southern gardens. Like many plants, they also inspire some people to become insane collectors of every available cultivar—I know a gardener in the Low Country of … Read Article
These good-smelling plants are perfect for Southern gardens.
Green roofs are becoming more mainstream. Here’s why.
In the spring of 2002, our two fields were planted with warm-season grasses, legumes, and wildflowers in an effort to create a wildlife habitat. Read Article
Sunshine Nursery, in Clinton, Oklahoma, has helped countless southern Great Plains gardeners find tough, beautiful plants that will thrive in their challenging conditions. Read Article
BY VALERIE EASTON / Seattle, Washington, Zone 8 I figure it’s safe to say that hydrangeas are back in style when Heronswood Nursery lists 78 different selections in its 2002 catalog. They’ve never really been out of favor in the … Read Article
When it comes to containers, sometimes thinking outside the box means finding…a box. Read Article
Early spring is a busy time in my garden—there is so much to do for the coming season. But no matter how much needs to be done, I spend a few extra minutes taking care of some of my newest favorite plants. Read Article
Yellow-leaved plants are the stars of the awakening garden. Read Article
Pieces of the puzzle of renowned colonial botanist John Clayton’s life have been turning up in the soil where his home once stood. Read Article
Creating an interesting suburban garden that reflects its native surroundings.