In Search of … Something Different

Each spring, the staffs at garden centers often hear the same question: “What can I grow that is unusual and

Go Native with Woody Shrubs

Because they are considered more beneficial to our native pollinators and birds – as well as non-native bees – there

Think Spring … With Bulbs

It is time to pull out the catalogs that arrived a few weeks ago and place your order for bulbs

Turf Alternatives

We need to change the way we think of lawns. Envision your turf as an area rug instead of wall-to-wall

Turf War

Turf has long been the expected groundcover, rolled out like wall-to-wall carpeting around every house. But, its status is being

A Tree for All Seasons

Few other trees and shrubs can compete with the sheer exuberance of the crepe-myrtle’s flower display, which comes in late

Trees and Power Lines

We love our trees, but we also love our coffee and electronic devices and are bereft without our electricity. It

Planting Forward

For gardeners, the mantra is “next year.” Well, if the non-stop arrival of gardening catalogues is any indication, next year