Along with fallen leaves, you may also see sheets of fallen bark which can be used for all sorts of crafts or decorative ideas.
When you’re sweeping up, it’s tempting to just whisk whatever debris is lying there into the closest garden bed. Don’t.
If you don’t grow vegetables all year – either in the ground or in a cold frame or under bell jars or a greenhouse of some sort – the season’s over.
Clean out your pots and put them in a sheltered area to keep them from freezing…and thawing…and cracking this winter.
On Nov. 16, you’re invited to a lecture at Haverford College by landscape architect Jonathan Alderson, an expert in native plantings.
It was like spring in November, seeing a row of lacecap hydrangeas bursting into bloom the other day!
Fall’s a good time for planting and transplanting, and digging out plants that are in the wrong place.
If you dig dahlias, better dig them up.
Use a catch-bag on your mower to grab the last leaves and grass clippings of the season and create your own perfect pile of free fertilizer.
Waiting until Spring to clean up your garden will give feathered and furry friends in your yard a place to find cover through the winter.
Plant a native dogwood and, along with spring flowers, summer shade and fall foliage, the tree continues to bear gifts well into winter.
Anything newly-planted this year – including trees, shrubs, and perennials – needs regular deep watering until they can grow long roots.
David Benner hasn’t mowed his lawn in over 40 years. He doesn’t fertilize, yet his yard is lush and green under shady trees. How’d he do that?
Peonies are certainly among the most popular flowers of all, and this weekend you can learn how to grow them from seed at Swarthmore College.
Here’s a garden mistake I made that turned into a nice surprise.