In the Garden
Home gardening, lawn care and landscaping tips, and planting how-tos for the backyard gardener.
Shade Gardens: A Beginner’s Guide to Planting Perennials for Shade
Remember that shade is not the enemy. Learning which plants are compatible and flourish in low light ensures...
Plant This Near That: Companion Gardening
Even if your thumb is green, here’s a tip you may not have heard: Companion planting can help...
Spring Calls for Cool-Season Vegetables, Container Gardening
Ahh, spring, when a gardener's thoughts turn to sowing the first seeds of the year: cool-season vegetables.
Seed Catalog Tips From a Master Gardener
For gardeners, the excitement of seeing the new seed varieties offered, checking on an old favorite or finding...
Add Color to Your Evergreen Landscaping
Evergreen varieties in shades of yellow, plum and blue add color to your winter landscape.
Holiday Fun Facts: Mistletoe
We’ve used mistletoe as an excuse to steal holiday kisses for centuries, but do you know the origin...
Get Your Exercise in the Garden
Did you know you burn 275 calories per hour while weeding your garden?
Moon Gardening Guide
Use lunar cycles to know what and when to plant.
Ready Your Garden for Spring in the Fall
Every farmer knows the importance of enriching the soil and preparing a seed bed for planting. We gardeners...
Heirloom Seed Preservation and Heritage Horticulture
Plant heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables for seed preservation – and because heritage varieties simply taste better.