What is the shelf life of packaged seeds? I have some seeds I didn’t start this past year, can I start them next spring?
I’ve been very successful in attracting birds to my garden and I’ve put bird feeders up to help them over the winter. However I am going away in January for two weeks and I’m afraid the birds will be dependent … Read Article
I planted several arborvitae this year. Should I protect them with an anti-dessicant spray this winter?
In past years we’ve seen lots of Monarch butterflies in our neighborhood, but we only saw one or two this past summer. What are some ways we can attract them to return?
My forsythia seems to be blooming now, in the fall. How is that possible, since this is a spring-blooming shrub?
My flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa) seems to have set and ripened fruit. Are these edible? What can I do with them?
What should I do about ladybugs that seem to be congregating at my windows and even showing up inside my house?
English ivy (Hedera helix) is taking over my garden, the bigger landscape and even my house. How can I kill and remove this aggressive vine for good?
My wild blue indigo has many seed pods. Can I harvest these and grow new plants from the seed? Are there special tricks to germinating baptisia?
How close to the first fall frost can I plant perennials in my garden? What should I do if I have perennials that I wasn’t able to get planted in time?
Text written by Andreas Johnson. Can hydroponics growing systems be used by the home gardener?