Japanese maples, Acer palmatum, with their captivating bursts of gorgeous color in fall, add a touch of elegance to your landscape. Although they have plenty of intrigue on their own, there are wonderful companion plants for Japanese maples, sure to … Read Article
Amaryllis flowers (Hippeastrum) are gorgeous, exotic plants that burst with luminous color. With their spectacular intrigue, why not showcase their splendor by displaying them in your favorite vase?
Learn how to successfully care for bromeliads with this help from horticulturist David Burdick:
If you have a vegetable or flower garden that is essentially bare, with all the annual plants removed, you can let nature make compost for you right there. No piling, no turning, just spread it and forget it.
The classic build-it-yourself cold frame always employs a storm window as its lid.
Get inspired by these great tips from Tucson gardener Tag Merrick on how to make your garden exceptional:
Coppicing and pollarding are two types of pruning for trees and shrubs.
Take a few minutes this fall to clean up the edges of your garden’s beds and borders.
If you planted trees or shrubs this fall, be sure to keep them watered until the ground freezes (if it does in your area), and continue to keep them watered through next spring and summer.
Amaryllis typically bloom 6 to 8 weeks after they are potted, so if you want your amaryllis in bloom for Christmas or New Year’s, plant the bulb in early to mid-November.
Want to create a compost but don’t have enough materials to get started? Deanna Caswell and Daisy Siskin of Little House in the Suburbs share how to adapt purchased compost to reflect the richness of homemade compost.