Dig Deeper

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.

Apple-Rhubarb Pandowdy

Rhubarb is an early spring vegetable with a bold tart flavor. It’s usually used in desserts since a lot of sugar is required to balance its flavor. Rhubarb often pairs with strawberries, but here’s a delicious way to use it with apples for something a little different.

What is Pandowdy?

Lora Brody provides a fresh-from-the-garden spring recipe for Apple-Rhubarb Pandowdy in the April issue of Horticulture and at hortmag.com/article/pandowdy. But what exactly is pandowdy?

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.