• 10 Plants to Give Butterflies a Boost

    The secret to a successful butterfly garden is growing both nectar-rich flowers for feeding adult butterflies and plants that support the growth and development of caterpillars. Here are 10 different plants to give your butterfly garden a boost.

  • Gardening Without Gas

    Even if it’s a great idea to reduce the pollution, noise, and hassle associated with gasoline power, is it possible to keep a beautiful, healthy yard without gas powered tools?

  • Hydrangea Pruning 101

    How and when to cut back hydrangeas for vigorous growth and beautiful blooms. By: Mark Wolfe   Given a favorable…

  • Proper Plant Spacing and Why it Matters

    By Kim Toscano Give new plants the best possible start through careful placement in the garden. When spring fever strikes…

  • After-Bloom Bulb Care

    Flower bulbs certainly put on a spectacular show, but once the blooms begin to fade, many flower bulbs quickly become something of an eyesore. What’s a gardener to do? Fortunately, after-bloom bulb care is quite simple. The key is to let Mother Nature work her magic.

  • Pruning Tips for Healthier Trees

    Use these tree pruning techniques every time you prune to protect yourself and your trees. Focus your efforts on damaged, diseased, and dead limbs to keep trees looking and growing their best.

  • 3 Steps to Making the Best Compost

    By Joseph Truini   As the calendar ushers in another winter, you’re probably not spending a lot of time thinking…

  • Unexpected Winter Bouquets: Forcing Woody Cuttings to Bloom Indoors

      By Kim Toscano   Dormant branches yield beautiful blooms when brought indoors during winter.   Enjoy fresh blooms from…

  • 6 Pro Tips for Insulating Your Attic

    Few homeowners realize that the very most important place to insulate is the attic floor. And that’s an issue because attic floors are often woefully lacking in insulation.

  • What To Plant In Winter

    If you’re thinking about adding a few garden specimens during the traditional “off” season, read on. We will take a look at what to plant in winter and how to plan for success this time of year.