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

Pop-Up Plants

Can you name a group of plants that provide non-stop color from early spring until frost, are easy to grow,

Damage Control

The late-winter storm that blew through Lancaster County caused incredible damage in many areas. Property owners are now faced with

15 Minutes a Day to Keep Gardening Aches Away

Dr. Richard L. Bitner has turned his column over to Deb Nehlig this month. Deb is a Pilates Method Alliance