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Gardener’s New Year Resolutions

Gardening practice, like the garden itself, can always be improved. We resolve to do more, do better.

Winter In the Garden

May your holiday season, like your gardening season, be joyous.

Ornamental Berries for the Holidays

Red holly and ornamental berries of all hues bring color to winter gardens.

Bee Decline and Chemical Companies

Bayer CropScience claims its pesticides aren’t involved in colony collapse, blames mites.

Integrated Pest Management: Common Sense Compendium

For years, this go-to book has shown gardeners how to cut out the harmful chemicals.

Natural Organic Holiday Shopping … for Kids!

Gardening gifts for children; fun, educational, and great for the entire family.

Winter Care for Houseplants

Light and humidity help plants thrive indoors during the cold, dark months.

Landscaping With Native Grasses

Native and ornamental grasses add texture, movement to the xeriscape.

Forcing Bulbs for Winter Color — Indoors

Planning and proper planting can put beautiful blossoms in your home for the holidays.

Allelopathy and the Science of Companion Planting

How ryegrass and other allelopathic plants can cut weeds and boost fertility.

Beauty Bark or Living Ground Cover?

We love mulch, but why not fill empty space with something green and living?

Small Business = Local Business

The value of locally owned businesses to our communities, to ourselves.