Watch a video about growing succulents as houseplants or outdoors. Read Article
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What trees and shrubs should I try to protect from winter injury, and how? Read Article
If you know someone who is homebound over the holidays, this is an idea that will bring a smile to their face. I belong to a garden club and each year at our December meeting we put together little tray … Read Article
Virtues: A rugged, dense evergreen shrub that makes a nice evergreen mat. Foliage turns bronze or purplish bronze in winter, for something “different.” A good alternative to mat-forming junipers.
What do you recommend as a good plant to use as topiary in a container? Read Article
Looking for a great year-round green presence in the landscape? Check out these evergreen shrubs.
Here are a few evergreen conifers that make a good groundcover. Read Article
While deciduous trees and shrubs and herbaceous perennials sleep, assess your winter landscape. Is it all it can be? Read how evergreens play an essential role now and get tips for placing them to the best effect. Read Article
I’ve just noticed my Mugo pines are dropping needles. I don’t see any signs of insects and they seemed healthy all year. Why are these evergreens shedding their needles? Read Article
You know the expression “the shoemaker’s children have no shoes”? Sometimes I feel that way about my yard. The Horticulture editor’s garden has no plants. Well, last weekend I stole some time to plant some shrubs. With a wet week predicted here and a sale at the nursery, I couldn’t resist. Read Article