Dogscaping … Plants to Avoid

As you set out to buy plants for your garden this spring, check your list to make sure your choices

Dogscaping

The arrival of spring will undoubtedly inspire us to get outside and once again enjoy our gardens and backyards. Many

Prehistoric Conifers

At this time of year, when I hear of 6-year-olds telling Santa they’d like to find T-rex action figures under

The Pandemic of the Garden: Annual Invasives

October 2020 The coronavirus lockdown has provided an opportunity for us to spend more time in our gardens. Weeding is an

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