Stuffed Scalloped Squash

Stuffed Scalloped Squash

A mouth-watering, vegetarian side dish of oven-baked, patty pan summer squash.

Posted Sep 26, 2018 in Into The Kitchen by Corey Saldarelli



Relocating Small Trees and Shrubs in Fall

Relocating Small Trees and Shrubs in Fall

Fall provides suitable conditions for transplanting existing plants in your landscape. The soil is still fairly warm, plus the cooler air temperatures and typically higher moisture levels reduce stress on the plants.

Posted Sep 26, 2018 in Digging Deeper by Nancy Stebbins



Beyond Lawns: Gardening with Specimen Grasses

Beyond Lawns: Gardening with Specimen Grasses

A study in texture for gardens and containers.

Posted Sep 26, 2018 in Digging Deeper by Brian Barth



Dividing Perennials

Dividing Perennials

Want more and healthier perennials? Check out these guidelines.

Posted Sep 26, 2018 in Digging Deeper by Dawn Sherwood



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Acorn Squash 'Table Queen' (Cucurbita pepo)

Acorn Squash 'Table Queen' (Cucurbita pepo)

One of the best selections for slicing into halves for baking, roasting, or stuffing with a blend of meats, vegetables or rice. Vigorous plants produce deep green squash with orange flesh. Stores very well and can last 2-3 months if kept in a cool, dark storage area.



Japanese Windflower (Anemone hupehensis)

Japanese Windflower (Anemone hupehensis)

A refreshing site in the late summer when many other garden plants have grown tired-looking. Flowers continue right up to frost in cold climates. This is sure to be a garden favorite!



Showy Stonecrop (Sedum spectabile)

Showy Stonecrop (Sedum spectabile)

An upright growing Sedum species with tight clusters of starry blooms. Before maturing in late summer the flower clusters somewhat resemble broccoli heads! Their scalloped edged-leaves look great throughout the season and the burst of autumn-greeting blooms makes them worthy garden…



Butterfly Plant, Arrowhead Plant (Nephthytis podophyllum)

Butterfly Plant, Arrowhead Plant (Nephthytis podophyllum)

Arrow to heart shaped leaves make this a nice selection for mixing with plants with simpler foliage. Most varieties have some variegation to the leaves, adding a spark of brightness with their green and white contrast. Watering should be reduced in winter months.



Fig Tree 'Brown Turkey' (Ficus carica)

Fig Tree 'Brown Turkey' (Ficus carica)

One of the hardiest fig trees, able to tolerate a wider range of temperatures than other varieties. Expect two major crops of figs; one in the spring and again in summer. Fruits are brown-skinned and soft when mature, and are excellent for cooking or drying. Figs are grown in…



Flowering Cabbage/Kale (Brassica oleracea)

Flowering Cabbage/Kale (Brassica oleracea)

Ruffled, ornamental versions of the cabbage and kale typically grown as edibles. Ornamental varieties bring color and texture to gardens and containers over multiple seasons and are at their peak beauty when temperatures drop below 50°F (10°C).