Choose Mother's Day Flowers That Will Live LongerLet your gift stand out by choosing flowers and plants that will last beyond the second Sunday in May.
Don't Walk In The Wet GardenWhen you walk in soft, muddy plant beds, the weight of your footsteps seriously compacts the soil, pressing out the oxygen and making it harder for plants to breath.
Guide To The 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower ShowPhiladelphia’s annual harbinger of warmer days is rapidly approaching, and we’ve got your guide to all of the floral festivities.
Pass On The Salt When Walkways Turn IcySalt is very tough on plants and other ice melters have limits too. Try sand instead.
Study: Plants Know When They're Being EatenPlants have feelings, too. Sort of.
Dry Summer Means More Watering Before WinterAnything newly-planted this year - including trees, shrubs, and perennials - needs regular deep watering until they can grow long roots.
Learn How To Garden In The ShadeDavid 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?
Plan Plantings In ContextWhere you plant things can be as important as what you plant.
Leave Leaf Galls AloneThe good news is leaf galls aren’t fatal to established trees, so you don’t usually need to do anything to get rid of them.
Garden Pests May Serve A PurposeFor devastating infestations on a precious plant or big tree, I’d call a professional. Otherwise, I prune out obvious damage and let Nature fight it out.
A Tip To Help Potting Soil Absorb WaterSometimes water just sits on top of potting soil and won't soak in, overflowing instead. Here's a quick fix to avoid the mess.