Planning a Long Blooming Bulb Garden

Planning a Long Blooming Bulb Garden

A spring bulb garden is just about one of the easiest gardens there is to grow and nothing signals the end of the winter season like the first crocuses poking their heads up through the melting snow.

Posted Oct 21, 2014 in Show Me How by Kay Bishop


Care Tips for Hardy Mums – From Container to Garden

Care Tips for Hardy Mums – From Container to Garden

How to keep these autumn beauties lush and healthy.

Posted Oct 20, 2014 in ContainerScaping by Nancy Stebbins


Cool Season Container Combos

Cool Season Container Combos

Cool combos for Cool Weather.

Posted Oct 17, 2014 in ContainerScaping by Brian Barth


Creative Enclosures: Protecting Your Container Garden from Cold, With Style

Creative Enclosures: Protecting Your Container Garden from Cold, With Style

Learn how to extend your vegetable harvest into winter.

Posted Oct 16, 2014 in Digging Deeper by Brian Barth


Container Clean-Up and Care

Container Clean-Up and Care

A little care goes along way towards container life and plant health.

Posted Oct 14, 2014 in ContainerScaping by Tamara Horne


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Sneezeweed (Helenium hybrids)

Sneezeweed (Helenium hybrids)

A familiar source of warm color in the garden. Daisy-like flowers on dependable plant provide a delightful display. Attracts bees to the garden.

Cilantro 'Jantar' (Coriandrum sativum)

Cilantro 'Jantar' (Coriandrum sativum)

A superior selection that produces smaller seeds and a higher leaf yield than other varieties. This annual herb is also slower to bolt which means a longer harvest time of the finely cut, pungent foliage. Use the tender leaves to add a citrusy-fresh taste to salsa. The leaves can…

Kabocha, Winter Squash, Japanese Pumpkin 'Sunshine' (Cucurbita maxima)

Kabocha, Winter Squash, Japanese Pumpkin 'Sunshine' (Cucurbita maxima)

An exceptionally sweet squash that tastes a bit like pumpkin or sweet potato. The bright orange flesh has a touch of a nutty flavor and a smooth, creamy texture when baked or steamed. A rich source of beta-carotene, vitamins A and C, and calcium. Recognized by All-America Selections…

Italian Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)

Italian Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)

This Mediterranean native evergreen creates a dramatic vertical line in the landscape. Use a single plant to add height to a small area or plant a row to define a space. Cypress was used as an ornamental tree in ancient civilizations and remains a reliable, durable choice for just…


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