3/29/2013 10:54:31 AM
Using a variety of techniques, including a good garden plan, mulch, landscape fabric, hoeing and more, natural weed control is possible.
1/29/2013 2:21:13 PM
Homemade ketchup, tomato paste, spaghetti sauce and fresh salsa are just a few of the great recipes you can make from fresh tomato varieties.
11/20/2012 2:48:14 PM
Three flowering plants and three vegetable/fruit plants, selected by All-America Selections, will be in seed catalogs and flower catalogs for the 2013 gardening season.
10/22/2012 1:32:34 PM
Expand your backyard growing space by trying vertical gardening this season.
8/2/2012 4:13:10 PM
Grower shares gardening tips for beginners to help get their gardens off to a great start.
4/18/2012 9:25:22 AM
Your garden’s residents enjoy each other’s company, and companion planting is one way to foster better relationships all the way around.
2/10/2012 2:23:45 PM
Try this recipe for Kohlrabi pickles. They’re great for your refrigerator after harvest.
2/10/2012 2:17:35 PM
Saute your kohlrabi with this great kohlrabi stir fry recipe.
2/10/2012 9:26:25 AM
Learn why kohlrabi — a sister to the cabbage — is oddly unique and why growing kohlrabi is a good idea.
6/13/2011 1:24:15 PM
Choose a couple of heirloom tomatoes from our list and try growing them in your vegetable garden next year.
6/13/2011 12:27:50 PM
Discover the distinctive appeal of growing heirloom tomato plants that have been handed down from generation to generation.
4/13/2011 9:51:09 AM
Bring on the sweet heat and find the chile pepper that's perfect for you.
2/9/2011 4:27:59 PM
Believe it or not, there are some plants that grow in shade quite well.
10/7/2010 2:28:12 PM
With the arrival of cold weather, it's the perfect time of year to improve your vegetable garden soil.
8/11/2010 3:03:34 PM
All about planting these flowering bulbs: alliums, narcissus, dwarf irises, squill, camassias and tulips.
8/11/2010 1:51:25 PM
When it comes to planting flower bulbs, just sow a few bulbs, then simply wait for the colorful show to begin in early spring.
6/22/2010 4:15:08 PM
There's no shame in substituting biscuits for shortcake in this Strawberry Shortcake Biscuits recipe.
6/22/2010 3:56:55 PM
Think Pizza Hut is the only place that has a Strawberry Pizza recipe? Think again.
6/22/2010 3:46:21 PM
Here's Biz's Easy Strawberry Pie recipe that's sure to make a dent in that seemingly endless strawberry harvest.
6/14/2010 1:33:37 PM
Tips for U-pick strawberries, dealing with pest problems, and where to find strawberry plants.
6/14/2010 12:26:02 PM
Grow strawberries; they are easy to produce and deserve a place in your garden.
4/1/2010 3:28:23 PM
In Illinois, Colleen watches as signs of spring abound in the face of Old Man Winter's attempts to stick around.
8/12/2009 10:26:45 AM
Get your fall flowers growing better with these fall gardening tips.
8/11/2009 4:57:03 PM
To achieve the best autumn colors on your landscape, consider these plants.
8/11/2009 4:33:23 PM
Late season color will make your property look even prettier than last year.
7/28/2009 4:03:32 PM
We picked over four pounds of fresh, dark blackberries at Fieldstone Orchards; they are delicious.
4/14/2009 10:23:21 AM
Plant black walnut trees and reap the rewards.
2/16/2009 10:34:51 AM
Steve's projects mount in preparation for a garden.
2/5/2009 11:19:28 AM
This recipe complements grilled fish, chicken and pork, and is great as a dip for tortilla chips.
2/5/2009 11:04:25 AM
Produce your own antioxidants with this super fruit.
11/28/2008 5:06:03 PM
11 tips to get food growing long before spring.
10/6/2008 12:04:01 PM
Deckscaping brings the pieces together.
7/29/2008 3:00:28 PM
Common household and garden plants may pose a danger to your pets.
7/29/2008 12:15:48 PM
I’ve been questioned many times over the years about preventing pet damage in the garden. My answers have often been of a secondhand nature since I have been fortunate to adopt older, low-energy dogs. For example, Gracie, my 12-year-old setter, will make trips to every corner of the garden in a graceful fashion, making sure she never steps on even the smallest plants. But that all changed recently when Darby, an 8-week-old Border collie, was added to the equation.
4/30/2008 8:28:07 AM
The American spicebush (Lindera benzoin) is a native shrub that displays clusters of tiny, greenish-yellow flowers in March and April before its leaves appear.
3/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
Gardening with annuals is a colorful experience.
1/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
Make a few winter cuts to keep trees and shrubs in shape.
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Chain saw safety is no accident.
9/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Summer's end doesn't have to mean the end of color in your garden.
7/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Use graph paper, and your imagination, to place each plant in as many designs as you want.
5/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
When delicious fruit – from your own trees – appears on the table, your labor will be well worth the effort.
3/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Durable, low maintenance and bursting with color, these hardy selections will beautify your garden without a lot of work.
1/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Searching the Web may be the best tool in any gardener's shed.
11/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
It isn't that we mean to be tool snobs. We just want tools that really work.
9/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
Beauty, flavor and money in your pocket. A fall salad garden delivers it all.