What’s the difference between a frost and a freeze, when mentioned on the weather report?
Virtues: We love ‘Karl Foerster’ feather reed grass for its feathery spires that appear in the summer and remain upright all through winter. It provides an excellent vertical accent for borders and narrow spaces. Common name: ‘Karl Foerster’ feather reed … Read Article
Virtues: We love ‘Glamour Red’ ornamental kale for its hot pink burst of color that adds unexpected brightness to any fall garden. It works well as an edging, or as a fun addition to any cool-season container or hanging basket.
After seeing the Monet’s Gardens at Giverny exhibit at The New York Botanical Garden, I was inspired to learn more about growing water lilies. I have a pond on my property with nothing growing in it except algae. I heard that … Read Article
Virtues: We love ‘Advance’ snow crocus (Crocus chrysanthus ‘Advance’) for its bright and cheerful two-tone flowers. They remind us of Easter eggs!
We love winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis) for its cheerful yellow flowers that appear in late winter or earliest spring. Read Article
Use this time to evaluate and tend to hedges. Read Article
The USDA released an updated version of the Hardiness Zone Map, with adjusted zones and more helpful online features. Read Article
We love winter heath (Erica carnea) for its early bloom and evergreen presence. Deer resistant. Read Article
Why to apply a winter mulch to the garden and what to use as winter mulch. Read Article
Here’s an easy way to give birds some shelter while they eat at bird feeders. Read Article