Tulip Poplars and Butterflies

Enough with doom and gloom! Let’s discuss a widely growing native hardwood tree that has not been threatened by any

Supporting Monarch Butterflies

Readers who have been sheltering in place as of late should have no lack of diversions – spring is typically the

Sunshine and Shadows

Now that spring has arrived, it’s time to renew and revamp our gardens from the ground up. What follows are

The Plight of the Native Ash Tree

One of our most valuable native trees, the ash, is being infected and killed by an imported wood-boring bug called

Shade-tolerant Groundcovers

Groundcovers include a diverse group of plants that often have great individual beauty and can stand on their own as

No-Fuss Annuals

Now that your beds have sprung to life, it’s time to fill in the bare spots. I’m providing a list

Guarding Against Invasive Shrubs

Native plants are doing battle with harmful invasives that are taking over natural areas. Some have even radically altered the

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