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

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