It may be hard to believe, but all the signs are there: The neighborhood children are back in school, dusk arrives a little earlier each day, and it is too cool to leave the house at night without a...
Planting lavender is a great way to start off the spring gardening season. A little effort now will pay off for years to come as this low maintenance perennial yields its aromatic and useful blossoms. Purchase a plant from...
Springtime is fertilizing time for many homeowners. Or should we say, 'lawn feeding' time? Regardless of the term you use, fertilizing your lawn at the start of the growing season could be very helpful in maintaining a lush and...
Summer is in full swing, and the weather just keeps getting hotter. Not all plants can thrive or even survive in this climate, so it is important that you carefully consider which ones you choose to include in your...
The bulbs are in the ground and your seedlings are sprouting. What's next for "green-thumbers?" Summer repotting season, of course! "Summer is a great time of year to repot house plants," says Bob Gillingham, president of Plant Stand Inc. and...
Before you grab your trowel take a few minutes to check this short reminder of some of the essential things to be getting on with in the vegetable garden during September.
September can be a rather frustrating month for the gardener. Summer flowering perennials and annuals are beginning to go over and the garden can on the whole look a little sad. However, now is not the time to dwell...
People choose to garden for many reasons: Food is fresher and tastes better. It's a healthy hobby that exercises the body. It saves money. Numerous reports show an increasing number of homeowners are growing their own fruits, vegetables and...
Warm weather, continued care and robust plants have yielded a bounty of beautiful, fresh vegetables – and personal satisfaction – from your garden this season. As the weather cools and fall approaches, it is not time to hang up...
September is the month to start tidying up in the garden and preparing for both the winter ahead and also for the next year. As well as clearing away dying annuals and tidying spent perennials, there is also propagating...