Let's take a look at the garden tasks most commonly considered "must-dos" and separate those that are up for discussion from those we just have to buckle down and do.
Updated: September 23, 2009, - 06:00 AM
Jeff Gillman, a research scientist and associate professor at the University of Minnesota, is known for his myth-busting books. His latest explores the complex relationship between trees and humans.
Updated: September 15, 2009, - 07:11 PM
Home and Garden editor Connie Nelson advises treating storm-damaged plants on a case-by-case basis. Not all plants will survive, but some may be OK with some minor surgery.
Updated: September 04, 2009, - 10:54 AM
Instead of including the 40 or 50 things you should do, we've zeroed in on the five chores you really need to do to put your yard and garden to bed. Nightie night!
Updated: August 23, 2009, - 03:09 PM
So, you've got the house buttoned down, the garden put to bed, the lawn mower stowed away. Oops. Not so fast.
Updated: August 16, 2009, - 10:30 AM
You don't need to wait until the harvest moon to start harvesting fresh vegetables, fruit and herbs. Our quick-hit guide will help you get the most from your garden.
Updated: August 13, 2009, - 07:34 AM
A rip-roaring adventure story that moves from pre-World War I England to the Congo. Populated with eccentric characters, this lively novel is practically a parody of itself -- and that's a good thing.
Updated: June 30, 2009, - 02:31 PM
BOOK REVIEW The discovery of a family secret sends a reclusive Icelandic woman on a journey to the past. While well-written and entertaining, the book is not without flaws.
Updated: May 19, 2009, - 06:12 PM
Most of us get the bulk of our plants at garden centers. But you can save a few bucks and spice up your shopping by going to one of the many plant sales or swaps.
Updated: May 12, 2009, - 10:25 AM