Sunshine, precipitation, heat, cold, seasonal variations, altitude; all are critical considerations when planning and maintaining a successful garden. Knowing which plants do best in your climate, which conditions encourage growth, and how drought and other weather changes can affect what and how you grow is essential to wise gardeners. We discuss the issues — from hardiness zones and frost-tolerant plants to heat and drought-resistant gardens — important to every grower.
Extend your growing season by putting a layer of protection between your plants and the elements.
Garden care is a year-round activity, its rhythms dictated by seasonal conditions and local climates.
It's important to remember that snow has valuable benefits for your lawn and garden.
Monsanto has developed a so-called drought-tolerant corn.
Interest in green roofs (pun warning) continues to grow, especially in urban centers.