Dig Deeper

Junior Master Gardeners in Latin America

In 2009, volunteers from Texas A&M trained Guatemalan teachers and community leaders in horticulture so that they could in turn teach their students to be Junior Master Gardeners, improve science and math skills and help the local economy through gardening.

Planting Around Rocks

If you have a group of rocks as a landscape feature in your yard, you can show it off with appropriate plantings. Here are some ideas for what to plant, plus tips for planting near the rocks.

Poll: Cut Costs by Growing Food?

There’s much buzz in the media this year about more people turning to vegetable gardening as a way to cut grocery expenses. Based on your experience, do you think people can save money by growing their own vegetables?

Planting and Caring for Hostas

Hostas are low-growing, low-maintenance perennials with large, bold leaves. There are endless varieties from which to choose. Here are care tips for hostas, plus ways to use them in the garden’s design.

Growing Food for the Hungry

At the Rhinelander Area Food Pantry and Community Garden, in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, volunteers grow food for low-income and unemployed neighbors and teach the community about gardening. This is an interview with one volunteer.