Dig Deeper

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.