Winter is certainly the time to dream, plan and prepare for next year’s garden, but there are a number of tasks you can do out in the garden to keep it growing well through the winter months. Let’s take a look at ten ways to maintain your green thumb through the coldest time of year.
Plants need sunlight to thrive and grow, but some need less sunlight than others. Homeowners who find their landscapes are less supportive to sun-loving plants can choose from a variety of shade-tolerant plants, shrubs and trees.
Koi ponds can make for beautiful additions to landscaped backyards or home gardens.
How to landscape in an era of topsy-turvy weather
One of the more important steps gardeners can take before spring arrives is to educate themselves about plant hardiness zones.
Home maintenance calendar. We’ve compiled the major tasks, concentrated in Spring and Fall to make them easy to remember.
Expert tips for adding yuletide cheer to your home’s entrance.
As the blue skies and warm temperatures of summer fade, there is some additional work to be done outdoors in preparation for the months ahead.
In an effort to rid a garden of unwanted pests, gardeners may unwittingly scare away animals and insects that might just protect the garden from more ill-intentioned animals. Not every creature that scurries is out to get prized petunias or to devour tomatoes. In fact, many can prove beneficial to gardens.
With so many labels out there – such as organic, natural, humane, GMO-free, and more – it can be hard to tell what you’re really buying – and why it matters.